Department of Transportation

Roles and Responsibilities

The Department of Transportation is honored to have an opportunity to serve the public by maintaining and preserving the integrity of the City’s major and local street systems, repairing sidewalks, maintaining the street tree system, performing traffic engineering related activities, providing contracted waste collection services that include weekly garbage collection, seasonal compost collection, and biweekly recycling pickup.
The Department of Transportation encompasses three operational divisions: Transportation Administration, Traffic Engineering, and Street Maintenance. Staff also monitors the activities of Republic Services, a contracted services provider who performs waste collection services for the City.
The Administrative staff issues Metro Act Permits that grant telecommunications providers access to and ongoing use of the public right-of-way. Administrative staff also manages the local Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that involves planning, financing, and constructing major construction projects that are typically funded with federal pass-through dollars, State contributions, and local funds that pay for the local share of project costs. For additional TIP project information, please visit the following site

Strategic Goals

  • Implement processes, procedures and activities that enable the City to efficiently maintain and preserve a multi-modal transportation network that meets the needs of all motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists.
  • Install, maintain, repair, and utilize traffic control devices to facilitate the efficient movement of vehicles and people and to improve traffic flow, and communicate same to the public.
  • Assure the reliable and efficient collection and disposal of residential waste, compost, and recyclable materials.
Reports for Review

2014 PASER Survey of Genesee County (Road Condition Evaluations)

Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan

Complaint Resolution

To report problems or concerns, please contact us:
(810) 766-7135