BTD Traffic Management & Engineering

The primary functions of the Traffic Management & Engineering unit include: layout, design, and construction of traffic control devices, determination of roadway geometry and lane use, implementation of all parking and traffic regulations, review and approval of all traffic management plans related to the use of city streets, and expansion, operation, and maintenance of BTD's Traffic Management Center consisting of 845 signalized intersections and 120 traffic monitoring cameras.

Reports & Publications

CA/T Retiming Project

Traffic Engineering Standard Plans and Specifications

Updated on a regular basis, the below links provide traffic engineers a guide for the design of safe, efficient transportation design and specifications in the City of Boston.*

CAD Standards

Sign Code Guide

Traffic Engineering Standard Plans

Traffic Signal

Traffic Signal Specifications


Disclaimer

The City of Boston’s Traffic Engingeering Standard Plans and Specifications are provided through this web site as a reference to current standards.

The City of Boston’s, Traffic Engineering Standard Plans and Specifications are provided through this web site as a reference to current standards. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the content on this site, the City of Boston (“City”) makes no warranty, express or implied, concerning the content of the site. The City shall make every effort to keep these documents current. The City cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the improper operation of the site or reliance by any person on the site content. In no event will the City be liable for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) arising directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance on the information on the site. The use of the Traffic Engineering Standard Plans and Specifications within one’s plans and special provisions is allowed with the understanding that these documents are unsigned and do not constitute record documents. Manipulation of the Traffic Engineering Standard Plans and Specifications is strictly prohibited.