Many communities want a culture change in how public spaces are shared. It takes a shift in thinking for BIG results - away from car dominance towards streets for people. Wide area 20mph limits are essential to move us in the right direction in our travel and exercise habits. Public Health and many other things improve at 20mph.
We’re celebrating 20mph. People love 20mph limits as they are proven safer and healthier. 20mph is nearly fatality-free (3% vs 20% fatalities at 30mph). Both UK results and published literature says we are better protected on 20mph streets. Those who care want 20mph limits.Read more
Hindsight informs future best practice. We ask “What could be done differently?” 20mph implementers have shared their experience in a Brake webinar and with 20’s Plenty for Us.Read more
Here we "bust" all the 20mph myths that opponents so often use as an argument against implementing an appropriate limit for residential, urban and village streetsRead more
The aim of 20mph limits is slower speeds. High compliance is gained by positive engagement rather than just asking resident’s views.Read more
Total 20 has exceptional investment returns. It is a transport intervention like no other which really benefits from multi-agency collaboration. Signed, mandatory 20mph limits without humps is much more about ‘social engagement’ than ‘traffic engineering’. Coordinated and sustained marketing of 20mph benefits will best raise driver awareness, compliance and contribute to making better communities.Read more
Lower speeds improve streets. 20mph raises safety and quality of life. Signed 20mph limits are proven effective. Maximising compliance is key. Behaviour change is through engagement and light enforcement.
This 2-page briefing sets out the wide evidence that 20mph limits are beneficial to communities.Read more
Installing 20 mph limits is primarily a capital spend and has little bearing on council services or jobs. 20 mph limits are an affordable, best value policy with exceptional rates of return.Read more
People wrongly assume that 20mph limits delay journey times. Yet, average city speeds are generally well below 20mph owing to congestion and queues. And traffic flows more freely at 20mph than 30mph: drivers make better use of road space by packing closer and junctions work more efficiently and at a higher capacity as its easier to merge. Because drivers feel safer, some leave their cars at home, further reducing congestion. 20mph limits mean quicker journeys.Read more
Explains the cost comparisons between 20mph limits and 20mph zones with physical calming to show that limits are far more effective per pound.Read more