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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
April 10, 2019, 9am PDT
All of Portland's 3,000 miles of residential streets now have a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour. Similar changes could be coming to more Oregon cities in the future.
The Oregonian
April 8, 2019, 12pm PDT
Phoenix's roads are the most dangerous in the state for pedestrians, but the city is taking little action to make them safer.
AZ Central
March 5, 2019, 7am PST
Car manufacturers are expected to strongly opposed regulations that would require speed limiting technology in all new cars.
Forbes
October 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Making a speeding ticket a lot more expensive might convince drivers to slow down.
WJLA