Residential streets: Street design has more impact on driver speed than speed limits | CityLab

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he found an example of an overbuilt street, and another of a “right-sized” street, and patched them together into the above meme.

Craiglow’s point is that the design of a street, more so than any posted speed limit sign, invites drivers to go fast or slow. It’s a critical message at a time when cities around the U.S. and the world are turning to Vision Zero and 20’s Plenty campaigns that stress the safety advantages of slower traffic.

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