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Traffic Signals & Concerns

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Have additional questions? Contact the Traffic Engineering Division of the Public Works Department at 949-644-3311. 

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • What is Traffic Signal Modernization?

  • Why did the City upgrade the traffic signal network?

  • What is a Traffic Management Center?

  • Why does the City have CCTV and is each intersection monitored 24/7?

  • Is traffic signal timing changed to help improve the flow of traffic?

  • How do the traffic signals operate? Are they coordinated?

  • Who determines the amount of time for pedestrian crossing?

  • Why does it seem like I always get a red light?

  • What is being done to facilitate movement of traffic in the future?