# Speed limit
New speed limit signs will cost Denver $1.7 million
(Denver, Colo.) Changing speed limit signs in Denver will cost $1.7 million, about $500,000 more than city staff originally thought. In December, Denver City Council lowered speed limits on residential streets from 25 to 20.
Aurora council wants to slow down traffic
Members of the Aurora City Council want to slow down traffic in the city. The Transportation, Airports and Public Works Committee discussed the issue at its Jan. 26 meeting. The discussion sprung out of a presentation on “20 is Plenty,” a national initiative to lower speed limits on residential streets to 20 mph.
Orange Park considers increasing speed limit in residential areas
Road sign with speed limit number in townPhoto by Erik Mclean. The Town of Orange Park is looking into updating speed limit signage on some town streets. A Florida statute says the speed limit in residential areas should be 30 mph. However, some streets in the town are labeled 15 mph, which is not enforceable. Therefore, the lowest it can be is 20 mph.
Auororans sound off about city’s poor drivers
Several Aurorans expressed frustration last week about aggressive drivers in the city during City Councilmember Juan Marcano’s ward meeting. A constituent asked Marcano whether there will be “Any relief on the terrible, terrible, terrible drivers?” She said she has seen pedestrians nearly get struck by motorists in crosswalks. She frequently sees people turn right from the far-left lane, too, she said, with several motorists turning after the light turns red. “Somebody is going to get hurt again,” the woman said.
Councilmembers paint the town with ‘Slow down, Denver’
Councilmember Amanda Sawyer had these signs made up reminding motorists to slow down.Councilmember Amanda Sawyer's office. (Denver, Colo.) Slow down, Denver. It’s a message some City Council members want you to hear even if residents must post placards screaming it all over town.
Aurora considers laser speed enforcement program
(Aurora, Colo.) The Aurora City Council will discuss a plan by the police department at its study session on Monday to crack down on speeders with laser photo enforcement technology.
Denver lowers residential streets speed limit to 20
Denver's City Council voted Monday to lower the speed limit on residential streets from 25 to 20 mph.Joshua Hoehne/Unsplash. Lead-footed motorists of Denver, consider yourself warned: The City Council has lowered the speed limit on residential streets to 20 mph.