Tag: Speed Limit

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets

December 13, 2019

Via: Wired

Seattle is sprouting. Census Bureau figures released earlier this year show that the city added 15,000 people between summer 2017 and summer 2018, a 2.1 percent jump from the prior year, marking the Emerald City as the nation’s second-fastest-growing large […]

Impact & Regulations

Speed Limit Increases Responsible for Thousands of Extra Roadway Fatalities, Study Finds

April 23, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

A new study of maximum speed limit increases on U.S. roadways from 1993-2017 has concluded that more than 36,000 lives could have been spared if states had not increased their maximum speed limits over the 25-year period. “The speed at […]