How do other cities like Knoxville handle traffic calming? Do they install physical devices, and if so what type? How much do they budget fot traffic calming? How do they involve those most affected by the possible installation of physical devices?
To find answers to these and related questions, Bill Cole of the city's Traffic Engineering division interviewed his counterparts in 22 Southeastern cities and counties. He found that most have some form of traffic calming program, and most install speed humps only, not other forms of traffic calming devices. Here is a brief presentation of the results of the peer city survey.