Traffic & Transportation Analysis

Traffic and Transportation Analysis Unit

Determining the Safety & Adequacy of the County Roadways

The Traffic and Transportation Analysis unit of Public Works Engineering uses a variety of techniques to determine the safety and adequacy of the county roadways.

The crew uses traffic counters, reviews signs and striping for roadways, and reviews and investigates traffic accidents.

Safe Operation of Roads & Rights-of-Way

Recommendations, made and implemented with public input, provide for the safe operation of roads and county rights-of-way.

Who Benefits

Private citizens, commercial truck drivers, school bus drivers, commuters, and the many tourists who visit Whatcom County each year benefit from the Traffic and Transportation Analysis unit's efforts.


  • Citizen, taxpayer, legal inquiries concerning county road regulations
  • Funding applications
  • Future public road and proposed development traffic mitigation, changes or improvements
  • Signing and striping record log
  • Traffic counts