Monday, July 6, 2009

Montreal To Cut Speed Limit To 40 km/h

File photo: Traffic lights in Montreal.
Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL ­ The city of Montreal is planning to reduce speed limits to 40 kilometres an hour from 50 kilometres on residential streets.

The lower speed limit is already in effect in some boroughs and the city says it will work on harmonizing common streets and changing signage.

Safety is the main reason, said André Lavallée, the executive committee members responsible for urban transport.

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