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We campaign for 30km/h to become the default speed limit on residential and urban streets in Australia. This can be done on most streets without the need for any physical calming and we accept that on some streets it is appropriate to have a higher speed limit based on the road, vulnerable road users provisions, etc. But any limit above 30km/h should be based on local circumstances.

In February 2020 Global Ministers mandated 20mph or 30km/h speed limits wherever cyclists or pedestrians mix with motor vehicles with exceptions only where strong evidence exists that higher speeds are safe. This was endorsed in August 2020 by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Inspired by 20splenty.org

Latest News:

30km/h limit for non arterial roads won price for Best Low Cost Idea at the NSW Public Space Ideas competition brought to you by the NSW Government and Committee for Sydney https://sydney.org.au/psic/entry/30-kph-limit-for-non-arterial-roads/

Member of CWANZ: Cycling and Walking Australia and New Zealand (CWANZ) is the Australasian lead reference group for walking and bike riding on transport and recreation networks. Members include senior and executive level leaders from all Australian state and territory transport agencies, New Zealand Transport Agency, local government representatives and leading advocacy groups and peak bodies for walking, cycling, health and mobility.

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