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Transportation Development Section

Learn about the section responsible for transportation development and other important duties.

What We Do

This section is responsible for determining the transportation related requirements for development projects in the city. This section also reviews and comments on site plans, Master Development Plans, and annexations and that are requesting approvals from Boards or Commissions.

How We Serve You

Our staff can assist with any questions related to approvals, reviews or permits for any of the areas handled by this section. Reviews conducted by the Transportation Development Section include:

  • As part of the Development Review Board, the Section reviews submissions to determine if transportation infrastructure or easements are required
  • Construction plans as part of the Design Review Committee process
  • For the Environmental Planning Commission, the Section reviews and comments on site plans, annexations and master development plans
  • Transportation Circulation Layout (TCL) for building permits
  • Driveway/curb cut permits
  • Traffic Impact Studies (TIS) that are required due to development
  • Site plans that are requesting Landmarks Commission approval

Resources

Development Process Manual Update

The transportation chapter of the Development Process Manual (DPM) contains the design guidelines and standards for all transportation infrastructure in Albuquerque.  The current DPM is located at the following link.

A complete re-organization and update to the DPM is underway as a part of the ABC-Z project.  The main drafting and approval from the DPM Executive Committee is complete.  The DPM is now undergoing a legal, equity, and copy editing review.  A draft copy of the transportation chapter is located at the following link.

Contact Us

For Transportation Development Section questions, please contact (505) 924-3981.