The New York City Department of Transportation has unveiled its new 25 mph speed limit signs, and the new speed limit is law effective today.
Mayor Bill de Blasio last month signed a measure reducing the city’s speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph. The City Council passed the measure as part of the mayor’s “Vision Zero” plan to reduce traffic deaths.
“I think there’s a real consensus in this town that we need to have people drive more carefully, more safely, and slower for the protection of our kids, our seniors,” the mayor said. Read more at CBS NEW YORK.