At the City of Hillsboro, we want everyone who travels within or through our community to reach their destination safely.
That’s why the Traffic Engineering section of our Public Works Department works to improve the safety, mobility, and efficiency of the City's transportation network.
Traffic Engineering Responsibilities:
- Traffic studies and counts
- Input on maintenance of signs, signals, pavement markings, and street lights
- Respond to and investigate community safety concerns and traffic calming requests
The Traffic Engineering section oversees:
- Traffic calming
- Stop signs
- Parking regulations
- Speed zones
- Street lighting
Find more information about how we work with the community to improve transportation safety on the pages below, or contact us to report a transportation safety concern.
Community members often contact us with safety concerns related to neighborhood traffic. Many of these concerns can be resolved through education and enforcement. Occasionally, we change roadway features to address safety hazards.
Visit our Neighborhood Traffic page to learn more about our traffic calming strategies.
Transportation Safety Action Plan
The Transportation Safety Action Plan identifies strategies to reduce serious injuries and fatalities related to traffic crashes. The plan strives to achieve zero serious accidents by 2035.
To read the plan and get more information, visit our Transportation Safety Action Plan page.
Safe Routes to School
Hillsboro’s Safe Routes to School Program creates safe, convenient, and fun ways for youth to walk, bike, or roll to and from school.
Rules of the Road
Traveling is safer when drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians follow common regulations and procedures.
Visit our Rules of the Road page to learn more about driving in roundabouts, parking regulations, and crosswalk guidelines.