A new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.
San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.
Bay Area transportation leaders are weighing several ideas to help comply with state mandates to improve the regions air quality. Among them, dropping the speed limit on freeways from 65 mph to 55 mph.
The California Highway Patrol is stepping up patrols on the Bay Bridge to make sure that the 40 miles an hour speed limit is enforced on the s-curve.
Some San Jose lawmakers aren’t on board with the proposal to reduce speed limits near schools because they say a cost is involved.
This comes following the passage of AB321, a state law that allows cities to lower the speed limit around schools to 15 miles per hour.
The goal is to improve pedestrian safety and cut injuries and fatalities by 50 percent over the next decade.
Plans to put the brakes on bicyclists riding across the Golden Gate Bridge has cycling enthusiasts crying foul in this city of two-wheeled activism.
Golden Gate Bridge officials agreed Thursday to put off deciding on a proposal to set a 10 mph speed limit for bicyclists on the bridge.
A bridge board committee was expected to hear more about the proposal, which would include $100 citations for offenders, on Thursday.