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Speeding automobiles are one of Seattle residents' most commonly cited concerns. In residential neighborhoods, fast moving traffic can be noisy, endanger pedestrians and children playing outside, and can be very unpleasant for residents.

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has a comprehensive Neighborhood Traffic Control Program that has a variety of ways you can combat speeding problems in your neighborhood.

Find out about the Traffic Calming Program


Surprisingly, most speeding drivers are actually residents of the neighborhood in which they speed. The first step you can take to help end speeding and traffic problems is to drive the way you would like others to drive in your neighborhood. By driving carefully and at proper speeds, you can make sure that you are not part of the problem, and set a good example. your driving helps demonstrate to others what is and is not acceptable in your neighborhood.

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