SUN Transportation Committee
issues such as signage, street or sidewalk damage, and malfunctioning traffic
signals, service requests can be submitted directly to the City of Denver using
any of the following methods:
-Ask Denver app (available for iPhone and
-Visit http://www.denvergov.org/denver311 and click on “Report a Problem”
-Call 3-1-1 within Denver or 720-913-1311
How can I
request the installation of a stop sign?
Engineering Services section of the Denver Department of Public Works is
responsible for traffic issues throughout Denver, including the installation or
modification of stop signs. Click here to see the City’s official policies and
guidelines for the use of stop signs. When requesting the installation of a
stop sign, you have a better chance of succeeding if you can rely on any of the
criteria discussed in the guidelines. Please note that he City’s official
position is that stop signs are not an appropriate means of controlling traffic
How can I
request modifications to the timing of a traffic signal?
Is that left
turn signal too short? Do you have to wait an eternity for a green light to
cross another street? Requests to modify the timing of traffic signals can be
emailed to Chris Krook, the staff engineer who handles
street and traffic issues for Stapleton and nearby areas.
we do about speeding?
traffic enforcement or the deployment of a photo radar van in a particular
area, residents can contact the Denver Police Department’s Neighborhood
Enforcement Team at 720-337-1030. Additional information is available on the Denver Police Department’s Traffic
Enforcement web page.
Can we get
a speed bump or speed hump installed to slow traffic?
Engineering Services section has informed the Transportation Committee that it
will not install speed bumps or speed humps for a variety of reasons, including
the interference with snow removal vehicles and emergency vehicles.
City install pedestrian crossing signs with flashing lights like Boulder has?
remain hopeful that the City will eventually agree to install signs like this, Traffic
Engineering services has not been willing to do so up to this point.
High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) signals?
You may have
seen overhead stop lights above crosswalks in Lakewood and other
municipalities. According to Traffic Engineering Services, such HAWK signals
cost just as much as full traffic signals to install. Thus, they prefer full
Then how do
we get a full traffic signal installed?
Traffic Engineering Services, the cost of a fully signalized intersection is
approximately $250,000, while the cost of a mid-block signalized crossing is
approximately $150,000. As you can imagine, it is difficult to convince the
City to spend that kind of money. The SUN Transportation Committee has
requested signalized crossings on MLK and Central Park Blvd. to create safe
crossings for pedestrians and bicyclists. The City has thus far not been willing
to accommodate that request.
ever connect to Peoria and Fitzsimmons Parkway?
this proposed connection were developed several years ago to include sidewalks
and bike lanes. However, funding has not yet been secured for the project.
There is currently no firm timeline for implementing the plans.
the Sand Creek Trail be repaired or paved?
about the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Trail, including current detours and
closures, can be found here. You can also follow the Sand Creek Regional Greenway on
facebook to receive updates.
How do I
report an abandoned vehicle?
To report an
abandoned vehicle, call 303-295-4367 and be prepared to provide the location,
make, style, and color of the vehicle, the license number and state,
information about the condition of the vehicle, and the length of time the
vehicle has been parked.
Transportation Committee submitted a document to the City in November 2014
requesting a wide variety of modifications to the streets and sidewalks in
Stapleton to enhance safety and accessibility for pedestrians and bicyclists.
That document, as well as other transportation-related documents, can be viewed
and downloaded here.
Still need help?
Feel free to
email SUN at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns
that were not addressed above.
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