20mph Should be the UKs default Residential Speed Limit (not 30mph)

Anna Semlyen

When?
Monday, February 24 2014 at 7:30PM

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Where?

Farm Road
Sheffield
South Yorkshire S2 2TP

(Press the buzzer to be let in. We are in the back room of the Club.)

Who?
Anna Semlyen

What's the talk about?

Road danger is the biggest risk we face daily. Learn about, and ask questions on the science behind setting speed limits. Find out why 20mph matters where people live, work, shop and learn.  

The UK is in transition to a 20mph limit. 12m people already live where 20mph is, or will be the norm – eg 90% of Birmingham, 95% of York.

The speaker will bust the speed limit myths - humps are not required and that 20mph limits do not have much effect on urban journey times. Also that 20mph limits reduce pollution and can be enforced.

Plus advice on how to be an effective activist from an award winning campaigner. Anna supports 210 20’s Plenty for Us campaign groups Nationwide, is a City of York Councillor and Transport Scrutiny Chair and author of Cutting Your Car Use, the world’s best selling guide to driving less (140,000 copies sold).

www.20splentyforus.org.uk is the National Website – Ask questions on the day, or email them to Anna via anna.s@20splentyforus.org.uk  @20splentyforus

Local 20's Plenty for Sheffield contact is Ian Loasby  or Simon Geller info@20splentyforsheffield.org.uk

www.20splentyforsheffield.org.uk