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A 30-km/h speed limit on local streets / : Limite de vitesse de 30 km/h sur les rues locales

2014

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Introducing lower speed limits As noted in our literature review on traffic calming is not unprecedented, as we shall see below, but (Bellefleur and Gagnon, 2011), an evaluation of there is great potential for scaling up the the implementation of 399 20-mph (32-km/h) implementation of the 30 km/h norm and its more zones ranging from a 700 m stretch of street to limited, alternate formulation in Ca [...] They show streets is generally done to reduce the impacts of that the zones resulted in significant reductions in motorized traffic, thereby improving quality of life both minor and serious injuries and in deaths for for local residents and the conditions for active pedestrians and cyclists. [...] A comparison of the vehicle speeds is anticipated to increase (1) the effectiveness of small (<3.6 km of road) and large safety and (2) the user-friendliness of trips, zones (>3.6 km of road) revealed no significant difference. [...] The concept of design speed refers to the speed of motorized vehicles anticipated and selected by engineers to determine maximum noise (Desarnaulds, Monay, & Carvalho, the physical features of a street. [...] As such, of the City of Westmount (Québec) 6 and the City of reducing speeds on local streets can be understood Duncan (British Colombia) 7, where authorities have as a correction of an undesirable state of affairs.

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health environment industries land transport noise road transport roads road safety transport sport economic sector traffic cycling infrastructure cycling road cycling street traffic calming speed limit decibel a-weighting speed limits bike routes separated bike paths db(a)

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