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Traffic Circle Policy Task Force


The charge of this Task Force is to: 

1. Evaluate the City’s current traffic circle vegetation policy for consideration by the City Council and Traffic Engineer; 

2. Find a solution, through active participation and engagement with the community, that respects environmental policy, habitat, safety and performance standards, existing and future liability issues that address sight lines; and 

3. Deliver a policy to City Council for adoption prior to August 9, 2019. 

4. Conduct a community-led process to update that policy to ensure pedestrian/bicycle/ vehicle safety and community efforts to beautify traffic circles.

Eleven members will be appointed by the Mayor and chosen from geographically diverse parts of the city, including one representative from Berkeley Partners for Parks.


Please check the Community Calendar to verify.

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 The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

Secretary:        Mailing Address:                                
Tano Trachtenberg         Traffic Circle Policy Task Force    
Mayor's Office         Mayor's Office    
(510) 981-7100         2180 Milvia Street         
Email         Berkeley, CA  94704    

Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

Enabling Legislation:

Created by Council Action on February 26, 2018

Establishment of Traffic Circle Policy Task Force

Additional Information:

Map Showing Location of Traffic Circles

Commission Vacancies

Commission Roster



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