Everything tagged with 20mph

Blog post: LCC welcomes TfL report recommending 20mph for all London bridges

LCC is pleased that the mayor might make Southwark Bridge a 20mph zone as part of Superhighway 7, but is keen to draw to his attention a report that strongly recommends all central London bridges should be 20mph. The 2008 Transport for London Bri...

Blog post: Children struggle to judge cars faster than 20mph, report says

photo Research explains why young children have difficulty judging the speed of fast-moving vehicles New research has found that primary age children can't accurately see, or judge the speed of, vehicles travelling above 20mph.Scientists at R...

Blog post: Bristol takes another step toward citywide 20mph speed limit

  photo Over a million Londoners already live in areas where the default speed limit will be 20mph A citywide 20mph speed limit in Bristol's residential streets has come closer to being a reality after the council's draft transport plan...

Blog post: Cyclists now outnumber cars on five central London Thames bridges

New data shows that bicycles now outnumber cars and taxis northbound on five London bridges in the morning rush hour during 2010. The increase in bicycle traffic strengthens the case for the reallocation of road space and an enforced 20mph spee...

Blog post: Leading government research into public health backs 20mph limits

 photo The National Institute of Clinical Excellence recommends 20mph limits to improve public health A new report from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 'Preventing unintentional injuries among under-15s', recommend...

Blog post: 20mph conference: health, safety, environment and economic benefits

On 17 May 2011 road-danger reduction specialists 20's Plenty will host a conference in Warrington on the benefits of 20mph speed limits in residential areas. Taking place at the Gateway Centre, the conference will host distinguished speakers from...