The first step in getting a speed bump in your neighborhood is to start a petition.
It should be accompanied by an official application, which should include a cover letter outlining the reason the community wants the calming solution and how the new speed hump will benefit the community.
The neighborhood petition should indicate the exact location of the proposed speed bumps and the starting and ending points of the target segment. The neighborhood petition should be submitted on official letterhead to the municipality.
You can also contact your city councilperson to request a letter of support for the calming measure.
What to do after you’ve gathered information?
After you’ve gathered all of the information, you can start forming a group of neighbors and submit a petition. Make sure to include your name, address, and contact information so that the city can contact you.
You’ll need to decide who will represent your neighborhood, who will collect the data, and how much you’re willing to pay for the calming device. If you want to have a full segment piece, expect to pay a few hundred dollars.
Once you’ve gathered all of the data, the next step is to organize a community meeting and start collecting petition signatures. You’ll need to specify which areas of your neighborhood you want the calming device to be installed.
The committee will then contact the appropriate public official and work with them to create a plan. The next step is to determine the amount you’d be willing to pay for the calming device. A four-segment ACPLM speed bump will cost several hundred dollars.
|SB206FT||6 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section With no End Caps||72″||2″||12″||48.40|
|SB207FT||7 Ft Speed Bump (1) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||86″||2″||12″||55.40|
|SB213FT||Single Lane 12 Ft Speed Bump (2) 6′ Section With no End Caps||144″||2″||12″||96.80|
|SB219FT||Double lane 19 Ft Speed Bump (3) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||230″||2″||12″||152.20|
|SB225FT||25 Ft Speed Bump (4) 6′ Section + (2) End Caps||302″||2″||12″||200.60|
|SB3039I||39″ Speed Bump (1) 39″ Section With no End Caps||39″||2″||13.7″||36.20|
|SB3117I||117″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections With no End Caps||117″||2″||13.7″||108.60|
|SB3137I||137″ Single Lane Speed Bump (3) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps||137″||2″||13.7″||124.20|
|SB3234I||234″ Double lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections With no End Caps||234″||2″||13.7″||217.20|
|SB3254I-2||254″ Double Lane Speed Bump (6) 39″ Sections + (2) End Caps||254″||2″||13.7″||232.80|
|SH1018I||18.75″ Speed Bump (1) 18.75″ Section with no End Caps||18.75″||1.25″||2″||22.20|
|SH1112I||112.5″ Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps||112.5″||1.25″||2″||133.20|
|SH1128I||10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (6) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||128.5||1.25″||2″||148.80|
|SH1225I||225″ Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections with no End Caps||225″||1.25″||2″||266.40|
|SH1241I||20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (12) 18.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||241″||1.25″||2″||282.00|
|SH1ECAL||LEFT End Cap||8″||1.25″||2′||7.80|
|SH1ECAR||RIGHT End Cap||8″||1.25″||2′||7.80|
|SH2019I||19.75″ Speed Bump (1) 19.75″ Section With no End Caps||19.75″||2″||3″||48.00|
|SH2121I||10 Ft Single Lane Speed Bump (5) 19.75″ Sections + (2) End Caps||121.75″||2″||3″||273.00|
|SH2240I||20 Ft Double Lane Speed Bump (11) 19.75″ + (2) End Caps||240″||2″||3″||561.00|
|SH2ECAL||LEFT End cap||11.5″||2″||3′||16.00|
|SH2ECAR||RIGHT End cap||11.5″||2″||3′||16.00|
Start a petition
To get a speed bump in your neighborhood, you’ll need to start a petition to your local city government.
The purpose of the petition is to make the traffic in your neighborhood slower. The application process will be different in every city, but in general, you’ll need to prove that your neighbors would be happy to have this kind of calming device.
When you have the required data and information, your petition should be approved.
If you’re concerned about speeding in your neighborhood, you can get a speed bump installed on the street or alley. These safety devices help to slow down traffic and are an excellent way to reduce the number of accidents in your neighborhood.
However, you need to make sure that you know the proper process to get a speed bump in your neighborhood. The city will not consider a request unless it’s signed by at least five people.
The first step is to gather information about the problem of speeding in your neighborhood and then create a petition. The petition should include your address and provide the city with the necessary data.
After submitting the form, make sure you decide who will be the community liaison and who will collect the data. The city will need to know whether you’re willing to bear the cost of the bump. The average price of a four-segment ACPLM speed bump will be a few hundred dollars.
Once you’ve collected the necessary information and created the petition, you need to contact the local office to get the speed bumps installed in your neighborhood.
The office will help you complete the process and make sure you have all the required documents. They will need to know how many people will benefit from the speed bump.
Depending on the area, there may be several hundred residents who want the bumps installed in their neighborhood.
The next step is to gather data and share your information with your neighbors. It is important to remember that speed bumps are not free and will add to the cost of the property.
But there are many benefits of having them installed in your neighborhood. Pedestrians will feel safer. The traffic will slow down because they will be able to see pedestrians more easily and will not be pushed back.