Transportation, Traffic and Parking FAQs

I got a parking ticket and I want to appeal it, what do I do?

Please contact the Cashiering and Permitting Department for parking ticket violations and appeals, (203) 977-4979.

I’m worried about traffic and speeding on a city road, what do I do?

Please go to FixItStamford and fill out a report under “Traffic Investigation”. This section addresses traffic concerns on a specific road or intersection. This includes but is not limited to speeding, traffic calming, and traffic flow. Please use as much detail as possible, including photos. After you fill out a report, one of our traffic engineers will review it and will recommend next steps.

There’s a sign that’s down, damaged or missing, how do I report it?

Please go to FixItStamford and fill out a report under the specific sign issue you have. You may choose either damaged sign, downed sign, or missing sign.   Please use as much detail as possible, including photos. Your report will then go to our signs and lines crew for replacement. For emergency issues i.e stop sign is down please contact the Stamford Police non-emergency number, (203) 977-4444. 

How do I report a broken traffic light?

If a Traffic Signal is out of service, please call the police non-emergency number, (203) 977-4444. For all other traffic signal issues (timing, walk buttons, etc.), please go to FixItStamford and fill out a report under “traffic signals”. Please use as much detail as possible, including photos. Our signals engineer will then go out and fix the problem.

I would like a sign on my street, how can I request one?

To request a regulatory or warning signs, such as a no turn on red, yield, stop, or no U-TURN, please go to FixItStamford and fill out a report under “Request a Sign”. Please use as much detail as possible, including photos.

What’s the difference between State Routes and City Routes?

Some roads in Stamford are designed, operated and maintained according to  Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) standards and guidelines and require state-level approval for changes to be enacted. On these roadways, the City of Stamford has limited jurisdiction. Updates to signage, stripping, and signals as well as adding sidewalks must be approved by ConnDOT.

To send requests to ConnDOT, please visit their website here

State Roads in Stamford:

  • Long Ridge RD
  • High Ridge RD
  • Cold Spring/Washington Blvd
  • South St. Street
  • East Main/Tresser/West Main (Route 1)
  • Courtland Ave
  • Merritt Parkway
  • I-95

What if I have additional questions about traffic signals?

Please see our Traffic Signals and Timing section of our website.