Safer Streets

Update of the City's 2014 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan, with an additional focus on general traffic safety.

This page contains the documents for public review that were developed throughout the Piedmont Safer Streets process. At the end, included for reference, are the 2014 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and the City's policy on the installation of stop signs, yield signs and crosswalk markings.

Final plan and initial study/negative declaration (Dec. 2021)

Below are links to the final Piedmont Safer Streets plan and the initial study/negative declaration prepared for the plan to meet requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The plan was adopted by the Piedmont City Council at its meeting of December 6, 2021.

Revised draft plan (October 2021)

The public comment period for the draft Piedmont Safer Streets plan (see the next item) was open for five weeks, from July 19 to August 23, 2021. During that period, the City received 46 emails and one phone call with comments from the public. The draft plan has been revised to incorporate the comments as appropriate.

Draft plan (July 2021)

The draft version of the Piedmont Safer Streets plan is now available for public review. Let us know what you think, especially about the recommendations (Chapter 4) and the prioritization and implementations suggestions (Chapter 5).

Community needs assessment report (February 2021)

The City gathered input from residents on the needs and challenges around walking, biking and traffic safety in Piedmont. The input is being used to develop the recommendations under the Safer Streets plan. This report summarizes the key issues and themes raised by the public. A set of appendices lists all the comments submitted by the public in writing.

Planning context report (December 2020)

This report updates our understanding of the local planning context surrounding walking, biking and, more generally, traffic in Piedmont since 2014. It contains an analysis of traffic collisions, a summary of relevant transportation-related plans and studies and an inventory of completed walking-, biking- and other transportation-related projects and activities.

Policy on stop signs and crosswalks (December 2018)

This is the City of Piedmont's written policy on the installation of stop signs, yield signs and crosswalk markings. The policy is intended to provide City staff with an objective methodology and approach so that installation requests from the public may be considered in a consistent and transparent manner.

Piedmont Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan (November 2014)

The 2014 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan was the City’s first comprehensive planning effort focused on ‘active transportation.’ The plan identified a realistic and effective set of projects and other recommendations to make walking and biking in Piedmont safer, easier and more popular.