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March 17, 2021, 11am PDT
The Virginia General Assembly has passed a bill that would allow localities to set speed limits as low as 15 miles per hour.
The Virginia Mercury
February 5, 2021, 6am PST
After the Twin Cities lowered speed limits in the urban core of the region in 2020, a trio of suburban cities are planning to follow. Two of the cities are planning to set some speed limits as low as 20 mph.
Star Tribune
November 11, 2020, 10am PST
Some Edmonton streets will see a drop in speed limit by 10 km/h. Some Edmontonians would like to see the limit further reduced, while others think the reduction is a case of misguided priorities.
CBC
October 8, 2020, 8am PDT
A video explainer of the notorious traffic law that explains why some cities have to raise speed limits to enforce traffic safety.
Grist
August 2, 2020, 7am PDT
A step toward an overhaul of the way speed is managed on city streets around the country.
Smart Cities Dive
June 30, 2020, 5am PDT
A pilot program that installed 50 speed cameras near schools in Toronto would only send warnings to scofflaws, but someone is stealing the cameras anyway.
The Globe and Mail
June 1, 2020, 5am PDT
Speed limits in Washington, D.C. are safer for everyone.
The Washington Post
April 29, 2020, 10am PDT
Vision Zero arrives in one of the country's most car-centric big cities.
Atlanta Intown
April 12, 2020, 5am PDT
With so few cars on the road, cars and buses are moving faster in New York City. Some drivers are going too fast, though.
The New York Times
March 9, 2020, 7am PDT
Minneapolis and St. Paul are teaming up, with new authority granted by the State legislature, to lower speed limits in both cities.
Star Tribune
December 11, 2019, 2pm PST
After an initial wave of speed limit reductions in 2016, the city of Seattle will embark on a major expansion of speed limit reductions over the next 18 months.
The Urbanist
October 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
Minneapolis and St. Paul are celebrating their newfound local control on matters of traffic safety be reconsidering the speed limits on city-owned streets and roads.
MinnPost
September 22, 2019, 9am PDT
It's not quite citywide speed limit reductions that some Vision Zero cities are implementing, but the city of Austin has approved a suite of speed limit changes.
KUT
September 18, 2019, 7am PDT
A report on how to implement Vision Zero traffic safety improvements in the city of Minneapolis included an ambitious menu of options, including lower speed limits citywide.
Star Tribune
August 22, 2019, 7am PDT
Lower speed limits make cities safer, more livable, and, in the long run, more functional.
CityLab
July 30, 2019, 6am PDT
Police are enforcing speed limits in the name of public safety in North Haledon, New jersey. Drivers are being urged to respect the speed limit.
The North Jersey Record
July 18, 2019, 6am PDT
Toronto has gone back to the drawing board for more effective strategies and tactics for reducing traffic fatalities after its first attempt failed to produce any measurable results.
The Star
May 9, 2019, 9am PDT
The city has seen a rise in car crash deaths since implementing its Vision Zero initiative. Advocates say not enough action is being taken to make streets safer.
Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2019, 6am PDT
Ontario Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek says it been too long since the province raised speed limits on many of its highways, despite the safety risks of speeding.
CBC News
April 30, 2019, 10am PDT
Vancouver wants to rein in traffic speeds as collisions take a rising toll on drivers and pedestrians in the city.
The Star Vancouver