The folks at Parking Zone were kind enough to share the infographic below. It does a good job of framing why event traffic plans are a big deal. Of course the infographic supports the need for Parking Zone’s innovative traffic control products (I like their magnetic posts and bollards that make setting up for a temporary/recurring event quite easy).
View the whole infographic here: https://www.parkingzone.com/resources/how-and-why-to-create-a-smooth-traffic-plan/
We’ve created event traffic plans over the years and distilled our experiences in our post 7 Best Practices for Event Traffic Management Plans. I recommend checking out that post if you missed it and think you’ll need to work on a management plan for an upcoming event.
For one traffic plan project, instead of suggesting physical road and intersection changes, we outlined solutions to mitigate the problems for a special event. Read about the situation. Buddhist Temple Case: Traffic Study for a Special Event