Traffic Management

The City follows the Minnesota Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MNMUTCD) and its own local traffic control policies. The MNMUTCD regulates the design and placement of traffic signs and provides guidelines for installation.

Stop & Yield Signs

Stop signs are used to help assign right-of-way to vehicles at an intersection. Stop signs will not be installed to control speed or volume.

Right-of-Way at Intersections

Intersections not controlled by regulatory signs are required to follow the rules established by Minnesota State Statute. See also page 2B-7 of the MNMUTCD.

Parking Restrictions

The purpose of the on-street parking policy is to enhance the safety of drivers and pedestrians, as well as to allow for effective parking capacities at times when parking is in high demand. Refer to the City's On-Street Parking Control Policy (PDF) for further information.

Speed Limit

Speed limits are set by Minnesota State Statute. Edina is classified as an urban district and the speed limit for urban districts is 30 mph unless otherwise specified. The Minnesota State Statute also allows the road authority (City Council) to adopt a 25-mile-per-hour (mph) speed limit for its residential roadways.

Pedestrian Crosswalks

Factors when we consider creating a marked crosswalk at an uncontrolled* intersection:

  • If the average daily traffic (ADT) exceeds 1,000 vehicles per day
  • School crossings or school zones
  • Number of pedestrian crossings
    • Peak hour volumes
    • Young, elderly, or disabled pedestrian use
  • Location of nearby marked crossings
  • Stopping sight distance

Other factors we consider when creating a marked crosswalk at a controlled* intersection:

  • If the ADT exceeds 3,000 vehicles per day
  • Higher number of pedestrian crossings
  • Multi-use trail crossing

*Controlled intersections have stop signs, yield signs, or traffic signals. 

View/download the full Edina Pedestrian Crossing Policy (PDF).