How road safety in European cities is increasing, thanks to 30 km/h (20mph)

on Dec 7, 2015

The number of road crashes and casualties in Europe has been decreasing over the years, but the problem is still alarming.

But what if your city had 50 per cent less road crashes, 90 per cent less killed or severely injured, and 50 per cent less children killed or severely injured on its roads? And twice as many children who are allowed to play out because their parents consider the roads to be safe? A fairy tale? No, there are real success stories behind these figures. When we did some research on TRENDSETTER cities for 30 km/h…

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TRENDSETTERS for 30 km/h – research with surprising results

on Nov 27, 2015

Twenty, thirty, or forty? How many European municipalities have already implemented a wide 30 km/h speed limit on their road network? We did some research on those pioneers, and this is what we found: an amazing number of one hundred and sixty municipalities, in fifteen European countries! We feel this is just marvellous.

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Visiting World Champions: “20sPlentyforUs” Annual Conference in Cambridge

on Mar 18, 2015

What an amazing conference that was. More than hundred campaigners for an urban 20 mph (30 km/h) speed limit gathered for their annual meeting in the beautiful historic city of Cambridge. They were discussing current implementing projects, like in Cambridge, Manchester, Liverpool, London, and new plans, celebrating their campaigner of the year and other successes, and informing about aspects of special importance such as the effects of 20 mph on public health.

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20 mph (30 km/h) activist Rod King receives high ranked award

on Nov 28, 2013

Rod King, our British member of the ECI citizens´ committee and Founder of “20sPlentyforUs“, is invited to Buckingham Palace today and receiving the very prestigious award  “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”. Rod was already on the Queen´s list of honoured guests when she celebrated her birthday in June 2013. He is awarded for his services to Road Safety. Congratulations Rod! We are excited for you and very proud to have you in our partner network and co-operate with you! Enjoy the ….

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Signature gathering closed, next steps to come

on Nov 15, 2013

Our signature gathering for the ECI „30 km/h – making streets liveable!” came to an end at midnight of 13th November. We are now busy preparing next steps of the ECI procedure and also are waiting for some letters with signature forms which are still on their way.

A big thank-you goes to all who have signed our initiative. And very special thanks go to all who have supported our campaign as activists spreading the word in so many cities and villages all over..

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30 hours left for signing for 30 km/h!

on Nov 12, 2013

The very last hours for our signature gathering have commenced. The online collection software will go off air at midnight tomorrow (13.11.2013) and the collection on paper too. A couple of days before, our co-ordination office got a big packet with signatures as one can see on the photo. We are now beyond 44 000 signatures!
You can still sign if you haven´t done it yet, and don´t forget to make one more person sign on the very last day: tomorrow!
Should you have a list on paper, please could you send it in now? The address is written on the form. Thank you very much!

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Breaking news: legislative proposal for a 30 km/h speed limit in Italy!

on Nov 3, 2013

Can you believe it? The Italian Parliament has received a package of legislative proposals for more sustainable mobility, with a 30 km/h default speed limit as central proposition. Other proposals are cycle lanes instead of parking space on the right side of the roads plus measures for an improved protection of pedestrians. The package has been delivered to the parliament by the Italian municipalities (Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani / ANCI) on 31st October.

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