Performs administrative, budgetary and technological support services for the Transportation Department, along with all municipal parking operations.
Responsible for the operation of the Greensboro traffic signal system, street signs and markings operations; the development and implementation of transportation improvement projects to enhance safety and reduce traffic congestion. Also reviews all major land-use changes to ensure compatibility with existing transportation system. Other responsibilities include the neighborhood traffic safety program, congestion management program, traffic safety program, traffic count program, and citizens' requests for traffic service.
Conducts short- and long-term transportation planning for Greensboro, including traffic, public transit, pedestrians and bicycles. Oversees City sidewalk petition program. Also serves as lead planning agency staff for Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) manages the transportation planning process required by federal law. The MPO plans for our area's surface transportation needs, including highways, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities. The MPO's planning area covers most of Guilford County, except for the areas of High Point and Jamestown in the southwest and Whitsett and Gibsonville in the east.
Operates Greensboro Transit Agency, offering 24 routes and connectors serving the public seven days a week. Also provides shared-ride specialized transportation service for persons with disabilities and HEAT public/private partnership with local colleges and universities. Plans for public transportation needs and implements new services as needed.