Streets & Maintenance

Transportation Management

Transportation Management DivisionThe Transportation Management Division provides many services regarding traffic engineering, control, and signal management. We operate about 650 signalized intersections, 180 school flashers, 67 traffic warning flashers, and responds to about 300 calls regarding knocked down equipment related to traffic signals.

The Traffic Management Center (TMC) oversees the operation of the City’s Computerized Signal System. The system includes the signal timing and coordination for approximately 650 traffic signals. The TMC can remotely operate 600 of these signals with the ability to expand the system to all signals within the city.

Operations Include

  • Traffic engineering design & studies
  • Traffic signals & control
  • School signal flashers
  • Signs and markings
  • Field investigations
  • Subdivision plats
  • Review of zoning cases
  • Review of preparation of traffic control plans and roadway illumination

Neighborhood Traffic Management Program

The Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP) was adopted by the City of El Paso to evaluate traffic concerns to determine appropriate traffic calming measures in residential areas. The NTMP includes a guidebook, formal application (EN)(ESP), and process for the implementation of traffic calming measures in El Paso neighborhoods and a toolbox of those traffic calming measures.

Primary traffic calming devices considered under the NTMP are Speed Cushions, Speed Bumps, Pavement Markings, and Speed Feedback Signs.

Traffic calming can work on most local or collector level streets. The program is not appropriate for arterial streets designed for higher traffic volumes and/or speeds. If you would like to inquire about traffic calming measures for your neighborhood, please contact the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program at 311 or through e-mail at: [email protected]

View videos for the current and future neighborhood plans.

Roadside Memorials

The City of El Paso allows the placement of roadside memorial markers to remind passing motorists of the dangers of unsafe driving and to provide families with the opportunity to honor and remember loved ones who died in traffic collisions. The program was established in 2006 with a City Council approved amendment to Title 15 of the city code.

The initial application for a marker must be submitted by a member of the victim’s family and the form can be submitted to Streets and Maintenance. In some instances, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is allowed to submit an application on the family’s behalf. The application fee is $124. More details about roadside memorials can be found in this brochure.