Posts Tagged ‘speed limit’

15 MPH Speed Limit Proposal Tabled

Well, that was fast. Councilmembers Muriel Bowser and Tommy Wells have tabled their proposal to reduce the residential street speed limit from 25 to 15 miles per hour. “My constituents asked me to take a step back and I listened. But, there still needs to be more done to advance pedestrian safety,” said Bowser in a [...]

Are 15 MPH Roads The New Bike Lanes?

The D.C. Council is considering a measure that would reduce speed on residential roads to 15 miles per hour—arterial roads excepted. Councilmember Muriel Bowser says speeding cars are a deterrent to potential walkers and bikers.
I'm willing to bet that drivers—especially those hard core D.C. drivers who don't want to travel any other way—aren't going to [...]