Norming 20mph/30kmh: a call for a new default speed limit
Global pressure is mounting on legislators to reset speed limits for #Streetsforlife – designed for flourishing human activities. Whether protecting humans and quality of life in Kent or Kenya, it’s 20mph/30kmh that’s global best practice where people mix with motors. Norming 20mph/30kmh is the sole call of the biennial UNGRSW by the UN and WHO. Local politicians must update policy to #ActOn20mph #Love20 #Love30.
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Welsh Government National 20mph Guide – A Global First
In 2019 the Welsh Government said that 20mph should be the default speed limit for residential areas. The Task Force Group it set up to “identify the practical actions needed to implement this change” has now reported. The Senedd will debate “Introducing 20mph Speed Limits in Wales” in its session on 15th July 2020.Read more
First Minister of Wales makes historic announcement of plans to implement default 20mph limits for residential areas in Wales
First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, today made a historic announcement that “The Welsh government believes that 20mph zones should be the default speed limit for residential areas. The Deputy Transport Minister, together with the Welsh Local Government Association, is taking forward work to identify the practical actions needed to implement 20mph speed limits in residential areas across Wales”.
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Wales Conference Voxpops
Here are the 60 second videos we recorded at our 20's Plenty for Wales Conference from presenters and delegates.
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20’s Plenty for Wales – 20mph Conference Report: #20Wales
A sell out conference of 100 delegates met in Cardiff to share best practice on how to make streets healthier in Wales by reducing road risk at source through 20mph limits with a focus on 20mph as a national urban default.
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20mph for Wales as a National Speed Limit
People want 20mph streets. Fortunately, 20mph limits are affordable and do-able. What’s the best method? The Welsh Government can lead with a 20mph default for built up areas. This is a cost-effective win-win all round – eg for the legal process, consultation, signage, engagement, higher compliance and enforcement.Read more
Institute of Welsh Affairs calls for national 20mph urban default
The Institute of Welsh Affairs in its recent report on “Decarbonising Transport in Wales” has called for a default 20mph urban limit as a key recommendation to enable Wales to meet its projected energy demands entirely by 2035.
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