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A decision made at speed: 20mph zones revisited

Posted on January 5th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Croydon Council has brought in 20mph zones – what impact will they have?

The 20-mile-per-hour zone argument has surfaced again, with news from a council in the south west of England that since their introduction, accident rates have gone up. Closer to home, here in Croydon, signs have appeared at the end of my street following the introduction by Croydon Council.

Unlike when I started writing … Read More »

Speeding towards a decision?

Posted on March 31st, by Sara Bashford in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

The 20mph speed limit – does it actually save lives?

There are lots of arguments for and against introducing 20mph speed limits and those who want it and don’t want it are undeniably passionate in equal measure. There is, however, a recent development that really has put the cat among the pigeons – Manchester City Council says that it doesn’t work.

Manchester should … Read More »

Do the stats really say that twenty is plenty?

Posted on May 27th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 78 comments

Robert Ward has got his data hat on again, and this time he’s keeping his eyes on the road

Croydon Council is consulting again. This time it’s a proposal to implement a 20 mph limit on most of Croydon’s roads.

Following my complete failure to affect the outcome of a previous consultation (on landlord licensing), I was inclined to move swiftly on, especially as … Read More »