Sunday Video: The Wrong Way to Set Speed Limits


Not Just Bikes explains how most speed limits are set on North American streets and road using the 85th Percentile technique as well as the challenge that street designs present in encouraging higher speeds despite lower speed limits. Also in the video, Not Just Bikes highlights other strategies that can be used to provide safer designed, lower speed streets.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.

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