New 25 MPH NYC Speed Limit Takes Effect FridayThe new default speed limit, which goes into effect Friday, will apply to all streets where no other limit is posted.
Mayor De Blasio Signs Measure Reducing City Speed Limit From 30 MPH To 25The City Council passed the measure earlier this month as part of the mayor's "Vision Zero" plan to reduce traffic deaths.
City, TLC Launch '25 Days to 25 MPH' Public Awareness CampaignWorkers with the Department of Transportation were handing out flyers Wednesday to drivers on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn, warning motorists of the impending speed limit reduction.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Lowering NYC Speed Limit To 25 MPHA city website said about 4,000 New Yorkers are seriously injured and more than 250 are killed each year in car accidents.
State Lawmakers Give OK To 25 MPH Speed Limit For New York CityThe state Assembly approved the city's request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.
City Council's Speed Limit Bill May Be Stopped In Its TracksState Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council's measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.
City Council Asks For Power To Lower Speed LimitsThe New York City Council is asking the state Legislature for authority to lower the speed limit to 25 mph across the city.
Advocates Rally To Support Lowering Speed Limit In NYC With just nine days left in New York's legislative session, a rally is being held to drum up support in Albany for lowering New York City's speed limit.
City Unveils Dozens Of New Slow Zones To Cut Down On Traffic FatalitiesTraffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.
Activists Hope To Slow Speeding Drivers With Fake '20-MPH Speed Limit' SignsA grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.
Lawmaker Proposes Lowering Speed Limit To 20 MPH In NYCThe legislation, introduced Thursday by Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell, comes on the heels of a new safety push by Mayor Bill de Blasio, which includes stepped up traffic enforcement and fines from new speed cameras.