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  • We welcome the DfT report on its Atkins evaluation of 20mph limits.

    It provides positive evidence of the benefits of 20mph limits as well as identifying the benefits of better enforcement and national media engagement on 20mph limits.

  • Our 2018 Conference was held in Cardiff

    Our conference looked at 20mph limits from a Welsh perspective including how newly devolved powers could create healthier communities. Read the conference report.

  • Local Authorities could enforce 20mph limits

    Find out how police and local authorities could share enforcement so increasing compliance and freeing up police resources.

  • BRISTOL’S 20MPH LIMITS HAVE LED TO VALUABLE REDUCTIONS IN SPEED AND CASUALTIES, AND BENEFIT ACTIVE TRAVEL

    The University of the West of England (UWE) has analysed the impact of 20mph roll-outs for Bristol City Council.

  • Irish Road Safety Authority - Academic Lecture

    Watch the video of Rod King's presentation in October 2017, Dublin

  • A New Yorker's view of our campaign

    Watch the video created by StreetFilms in their recent visit to the UK. It won the "Favourite StreetFilm of 2015 Award!"

  • Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week 8th-14th May 2017

    We were delighted that the theme of the week was Save LIves - SLow Down

  • Is your village blighted by 30mph limits?

    See why 20's Plenty for Villages

  • TfL Start Roll-out of 20mph Arterials

    One of the first roads to get a 20mph limit is Commercial St in Tower Hamlets. Go to our latest London briefing

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Already over 15m people live in local authorities which are adopting or have adopted this policy. Most importantly, through democratic debate those communities have decided that "20's Plenty Where People Live". And it is those same communities who have then changed their behaviour to drive slower in residential streets and where people walk and cycle.

20's Plenty for Us is a 'not for profit' organisation and now have 400 local campaigns around the country and many of our most iconic cities in the UK have already adopted a 20mph limit for most of their streets.

We quite simply campaign for 20mph to become the default speed limit on residential and urban streets. This can be done on most streets without the need for any physical calming and we accept that on some streets it may be appropriate to have a higher limit based on the road, vulnerable road users provision, etc. But any limit above 20mph should be a considered decision based on local circumstances.

If you are viewing this page then you have found our new website with which we will be building a resource for campaigners and people implementing 20mph limits as well. And it's here that you can set up an account and sign in to get updates, etc. You can sign in with your Facebook, Twitter or Email.

If you would like any further information then please contact us

Rod King MBE

Founder & Campaign Director


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    Scottish 20mph Bill - Consultation Response

    We have just submitted our response to the Rural and Economic Connectivity Committee of the Scottish Parliament consultation regarding the "Restricted Roads (20mph speed limit) (Scotland) Bill". This bill will set a national 20mph limit (instead of 30mph) for most restricted roads with the ability of local traffic authorities to make exceptions which will retain a 30mph limit. It provides for national consistency and local flexibility. "We applaud the Scottish Government in progressing this bill to its current stage. It provides a huge opportunity to align Scotland to what is becoming best practice across the world and especially in more socially aware countries. It aligns Scotland with such countries as Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Austria, Germany and Japan where 30kmh is the accepted norm in communities whether urban or rural. It will move Scotland away from the English model of inconsistent local setting of speed limits on built-up roads based on council priorities, values and empathy with communities. It will instead provide for a common national value of how roads are shared and do what national governments do best by setting those standards, facilitating implementation yet still allowing the flexibility for exceptions to be determined locally." Our full response follows.  Open PDF
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    2018 Review and plans for 2019

    It's usual at this time of the year to review the previous year and set out our aspirations for the next. For the 20's Plenty (mph) and Love 30 (kmh) movement 2018 has been another remarkable year moving us forward and creating better communities across the world. And all of this is primarily due to individuals, volunteers and campaigners in their communities saying that they want them to be more liveable, more convenient, more easy to cycle and walk and more safer for them and their children. For me, the most noticeable change in our campaigning in 2018 was that in addition to supporting local communities wanting their local council t set 20mph limits we have been campaigning at national level to set 20mph as the default for most urban and residential roads. And hence we celebrate our successes in 2018 and look forward to our 2019 campaigning with the objective of both additional councils setting 20mph limits and whole nations saying 20's Plenty by the year 2020 by setting a national 20mph default.
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    How the DfT report enables Local Authorities to implement Wide Area 20mph Limits

    Jesse Norman MP, the Minister for Transport has written to Councils saying the “WS Atkins report confirms public support for 20mph”.  Many Local Authorities are now reviewing 20mph policies and re-interpreting DfT guidance.
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    DfT 20mph Evaluation – Liveable streets road block or foundation for a national 20mph limit

    Back in 2014 the question for the government and DfT was whether 20mph limits were popular, are they the correct limit and should there be more of them. But the more we look at how the whole 20mph movement has developed we see that these questions have already been answered for us.
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    Women Gain Confidence, Exercise, Time & Freedom From 20mph

    Both genders enjoy a better quality of life in wide area 20mph, with women benefiting most. Calmer speeds lead to greater street confidence, freedom from some child escort duties, a greater ability to exercise safely and more time due to less escort duties.
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    How to Talk to People Who Speed

    When someone says they speed, it’s important to comment rather than be silent.  How do we tackle this edgy topic?  20’s Plenty aims for social communication, changing norms to civilise built up roads. We say, listen to their story, aim to empathise and then explain how their speeding impacts upon you and society.
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