Living Streets Scotland has been working on a project across Scottish neighbourhoods, supporting communities and local authorities to introduce 20mph areas.
© Andy Carlin / Cycle Walk Vote
We’ve developed a toolkit to help those working on 20mph to think about how they introduce it, who they need to involve and the issues they need to consider.
We looked at the current practice of introducing 20mph in Scotland, and what it tells us about the action needed to successfully implement a lower speed limit.
Read about what we learned from working with five Scottish communities to help them secure lower speed streets, including lessons for other areas and future projects.
The chances of a pedestrian dying as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle decreases hugely at slower speed.
1 in 5
1 in 40
Increasingly, communities across Scotland are concerned about the speed of traffic in their streets.
Communities like Dunbar in East Lothian have campaigned effectively for a 20mph limit in most of their town, with the local authority who worked with them to make this happen.
Our Lower Speed Communities project helps: