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Councils dragging feet on 20mph limits

27/03/2013

Campaigners claim local councils are being slow to respond to Government guidance which states 20 mph speed limits should be considered as a ‘priority for action’ on England’s roads.

Call for change in 20mph signage rules

04/06/2013

Road safety campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us has called on local authorities to ask ministers for a change in signage rules.

200 up for 20mph campaign group

12/06/2013

Road safety group 20’s Plenty for Us has launched its 200th campaign in Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire.

20mph limit for all roads in City of London

12/09/2013

A 20mph limit will be implemented across all roads in the City of London.

Birmingham wants 20mph limit on majority of roads

24/09/2013

Birmingham City Council wants 90% of its roads to have a 20mph limit.

20mph speed limits rolled out in the west of York

30/10/2013

City of York Council is starting the roll out of 20mph speed limits in residential areas across the west of York.

20mph speed limit in Southampton

21/11/2013

Southampton City Council will be introducing a new 20mph speed limit in the Maybush area in the west of the city.

Proposed 20mph speed limits for trunk roads in Scotland

17/12/2013

New lower speed limits could be introduced across trunk roads in Scotland. 

JPCS to install 20mph signs in Warrington

09/01/2014

JPCS has been awarded the contract to supply and install new 20mph speed signs for Warrington Borough Council.

Overwhelming public support for 20mph limits

02/04/2014

A survey carried out by road safety charity Brake shows that eight in 10 people (78%) think 20mph should be the normal speed limit around schools, on residential streets, and in village, town and city centres.

20mph speed limit for Edinburgh

08/01/2015

Plans to turn Edinburgh into Scotland’s first 20mph city have been revealed.

TfL to rollout 20mph speed limits

16/03/2015

Transport for London (TfL) has outlined eight new sites for potential 20mph speed limits.

Part-time 20mph speed limits for Welsh schools

10/09/2015

Transport Minister Edwina Hart has announced a £4.5m three-year programme to improve safety at more than 40 schools on trunk roads throughout Wales.

20mph limits are coming to Cardiff

14/03/2016

The City of Cardiff Council will be introducing a 20mph speed limit on a number of the city’s roads.

Campaign group calls for 20mph limit in Scotland

08/06/2016

Road safety group 20’s Plenty for Us has called on the Scottish government to change the national speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on urban roads.

20mph speed limit to go live in Edinburgh

29/07/2016

A 20mph speed limit is being imposed on the majority of streets in Edinburgh from Sunday (31 July).  

Isle of Wight set for 20mph limits

03/11/2016

Isle of Wight Council has voted for 20mph limits to be introduced in built up areas across the Island.  

Edinburgh aims for 'less cars and better public transport'

03/04/2018

Edinburgh City Council is considering plans to ban cars from certain parts of the city in a shift towards ‘less private cars and better public transport’ the leader said.

Scotland's 20mph roll-out suffers blow

31/05/2019

A national roll-out of 20mph speed limits in Scotland has suffered a blow after a key committee refused to recommend the bill.

Edinburgh looks to expand 20mph limits

08/10/2019

Edinburgh Council could add more roads to the city’s 20mph network although the scheme has had only a limited impact on traffic speeds.

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