Traffic Unit

Winter Parking Ban

Residents are reminded that a winter parking ban is in effect from November 1st until April 1st. On street parking is not allowed between the hours of 1:00 am and 6:00 am. Vehicles that are illegally parked will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense if they interfere with snow removal operations.

Responsibilities and Services

The Acton Police Department Traffic Unit augments our Patrol Division by providing dedicated traffic management patrols. Under the direction of the Special Services Division Commander, the Unit is manned by two officers.

In addition to providing regular traffic enforcement, the Unit is also actively engaged in addressing problem traffic areas throughout Acton. This includes researching solutions to dangerous conditions and improving traffic flow. Any problem areas in Town should be directed to the Traffic Unit unless the issue is considered an emergency. These issues should be reported directly to communications (dispatch).

Additional responsibilities of the Traffic Unit include:
  • Serious motor vehicle collisions
  • Commercial truck enforcement
  • Child seat installations
For more information on the Traffic Unit, please contact the Acton Police Department at (978) 264-9639.