Some traveling to barrier beaches are now questioning speed limit discrepancies, pointing out that most of the parkway is 55 mph, but can quickly drop to 35 mph.
The city has been posting signs in the park declaring a 20-mph speed limit for both vehicles and bikes. That’s a drop from 25 mph.
New lower speed limits — part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative aimed at curbing pedestrian deaths — will take effect on some major roadways Monday.
A group advocating to lower speed limits in New York City has posted signs along Prospect Park West in Brooklyn. The signs, however, look an awful lot like official speed limit signs.
There is a new push to reduce the speed limit from 30 to 20 mph on many residential streets, CBS 2’s Don Champion reported.
Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon said that he’s been consulting with traffic engineers and wants to introduce a bill that would increase the speed limits.