Traffic Calming Policy

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Neighborhood Traffic Calming PolicyExample of Traffic Calming - Roundabout

The City of Port St. Lucie is committed to ensure the overall safety and livability of residential neighborhoods. One way to meet this commitment is through a collaboration of city staff and property owners in an effort to minimize the impact of traffic on neighborhoods.

The City of Port St. Lucie Neighborhood Traffic Calming Policy and Guidelines provides a process for identifying and addressing problems related to speeding, excessive volumes and safety on neighborhood streets. The policy will provide a procedure to consider, evaluate and implement requests for traffic calming measures within the City of Port St. Lucie.

To devExample of Traffic Calming - Chicaneelop the draft Traffic Calming Policy, staff researched and gathered adopted Traffic Calming Policies from similar municipalities throughout Florida and the United States and incorporated their adopted guidelines and thresholds as a starting point. After the draft was complete, a public involvement workshop was conducted by staff to solicit comments and concerns on the proposed policy. In addition, the draft Policy was made available on the city’s website and a dedicated email address was established to allow residents to comment on the Policy if they were unable to attend the workshop. After a six-month review period, comments were reviewed and incorporated (as applicable) into the Final Policy.

Below are a list of streets where traffic calming measures have been implemented:

  • Westmoreland Blvd – Cambridge Dr to Bakersfield St
  • Dalton Ave – Port St. Lucie Blvd to Savona BlvdExample of Traffic Calming - Speed Table
  • Abingdon Ave – Cain St to Savona Blvd
  • Trenton Ln – Crescent Ave to Chandler Ter
  • Carter Ave – Airoso Blvd to Bayshore Blvd
  • Calmar Ave – Hallmark St to Daemon St
  • Hallmark St – Calmar Ave to Edinburgh Dr
  • Edinburgh Dr – Hallmark St to Daemon St
  • Daemon St – Falmouth Ave to Gadsen Ave
  • Daemon St – Hackensack Ave to Jacksonville Ave
  • Earnest St – Hackensack to Jacksonville Ave

To initiate a request for traffic calming, a resident, private developer or City staff can submit a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Request Form and Petition via email to 
TrafficCalmingRequest@cityofpsl.com
, or via mail:

Public Works Department
Attn: Traffic Calming Request
121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34984

For questions, please call the Public Works Department Traffic Operations Division at 772-344-4360.