traffic-calming device

traffic-calming device

- Any device (e.g. a speed bump) or technique on or next to a road that is used to slow or restrict traffic, especially in residential areas.
See also related terms for technique.
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In response to concerns raised by many residents, the traffic-calming device was severed from the enhancements.
Construction of a roundabout at Arkansas Valley and Pleasant Valley drives as a traffic-calming device is among the projects submitted by residents for consideration.
But Mike Parfit, whose company Cardiff Adbikes run City Cruisers - an alternative to rickshaws - said they used bus lanes where possible and were a natural traffic-calming device.
For years, concerned residents have asked the city to install traffic-calming devices.
Asking patients about whether their pain worsens while moving over the traffic-calming devices could help doctors diagnose the condition.
But it has narrow winding lanes, speed humps and other traffic-calming devices.
And finally, some traffic-calming devices can slow down or prevent the response of certain emergency vehicles.
City officials, called out to clear these illegal obstacles, knew a good thing when they saw one and began installing their own more sophisticated traffic-calming devices.
Through a UTC grant, researchers at the Southwest Region University Transportation Center at the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University evaluated various methods for controlling cut-through traffic in neighborhoods, including use of traffic-calming devices on neighborhood streets and improved arterial street operation.
GLENDALE - Speed humps, one of the most popular traffic-calming devices, present a big dilemma for city officials: While they are effective at slowing traffic, they slow emergency vehicles responding to calls.
Traffic-calming devices could also be installed on the approaches to the bridge, which is owned by British Waterways.
there was such vocal opposition to traffic-calming devices that the city removed them.