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Re: Pedestrians aren't the only ones who matter.

Posted by BrooklynBus on Wed Jan 11 11:58:50 2017, in response to Re: Pedestrians aren't the only ones who matter., posted by AlM on Wed Jan 11 10:29:57 2017.

Yes and that is exactly what DeBlasio promised that the DEFAULT speed limit would be reduced to 25 mph, and that any road warranting a higher speed limit would have it retained. But slowly within the following three years the speed limit on virtually every single roadway was reduced to 25 mph except for a few parkway and highway service roads and roads in what amounts to suburban areas.

In Brooklyn for example every north south roadway is now 25 mph and there is not a single highway alternative. It isn't so bad in Queens because in many cases you can use a highway for long distances. In Brooklyn, you have to travel as much as ten miles at a limit of 25 mph or average speed of below 10 mph.

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