Westminster Cycling Campaign News - October 2016

Westminster approves 20mph trial

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After many years of resistance, Westminster has agreed to the trial of a 20mph speed limit in selected places.

The Cabinet Member for City Management and Customer Services (Cllr Melvyn Caplan) and the Cabinet Member for Sustainability and Parking (Cllr Heather Acton) have now decided to:

Until recently, the council has been reluctant to consider a 20mph limit. In particular, they had doubts whether a limit could be enforced and whether a limit would be effective in reducing casualties.

Here are some busy streets with schools that could be candidates for 20mph zones:

Lisson Grove: