Recent Streetsblog LA posts about speed limits

LADOT is installing speed feedback signage. Image via Fortel Traffic, Inc. website

LADOT Installing Speed Monitors with Feedback to Signals

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A big part of the L.A. City Department of Transportation’s Vision Zero effort is to rein in speeding. Speeding is among the primary causes of traffic deaths and fatalities. Speeding makes other problems worse. In addition to in-roadway interventions including painted curb extensions, LADOT is installing 150 speed feedback signs on Vision Zero High Injury Network’s 40 priority […]

Hit the Brakes. Santa Monica Votes to Lower Some Speed Limits

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While debates on a proposed major development and the bungled hiring and firing of a public relations director, the City Council also quietly made a step towards becoming a more progressive city. The Council voted unanimously, and with little debate, to reduce motor vehicle speed limits on a half-dozen stretches of roadway. The staff report, […]