The Traffic Safety & Mobility Commission consists of seven members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Members must be citizens of Carlsbad and normally serve four-year terms.
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  • Studies all matters referred to it concerning traffic and pedestrian safety.
  • Reviews staff studies and makes recommendations to the City Council on matters involving traffic and pedestrian safety.
  • Provides a public forum to review complaints and requests regarding traffic and pedestrian safety.
  • Provides recommendations for revision to the city codes and plans on matters involving traffic and pedestrian safety, parking, and school safety.
  • Makes written recommendations to the City Council regarding measures that should be taken to promote traffic and pedestrian safety.

Source: Carlsbad Municipal Code, Chapter 2.28


Agendas and supporting materials for the next meeting and meetings over the last three months are linked below. Materials for meetings taking place before that are available on our online public records portal.

How to participate

The city welcomes your involvement. Meetings are open to the public and can be watched live on the city website.

Comment in person

If you would like to provide comments to the Traffic Safety & Mobility Commission, please:

  • Fill out a speaker request form, located in the foyer.
  • Submit the form to the Minutes Clerk before the item begins.
  • When it’s your turn, the Chair will call your name and invite you to the podium.
  • Speakers have three minutes, unless the presiding officer (usually the Chair) changes that time.
  • You may not give your time to another person, but groups can select a single speaker as long as three other members of your group are present. Group representatives have 10 minutes unless that time is changed by the presiding officer or the Commission.

Comment in writing

  • If you wish to provide written comments as part of the record, e-mail your comments to Please indicate the agenda item number in your e-mail subject line. Emails received by 2:00 p.m. will be provided to the Traffic Safety & Mobility Commission prior to the start of the meeting.
  • Other comments will be included with the meeting record. Emailed comments will not be read out loud during the meeting.

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