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20 mph is plenty

The speed limit on residential roads and in local centres in some parts of Birmingham will be reduced to 20mph. There will be a pair of road signs at the point where the speed limit changes, and 20mph roads will often have 20mph symbols painted on the surface of the road. In some locations where parked cars would cover these road markings small road signs will be mounted on lamp posts or other poles. There will be no new traffic calming measures (for example speed bumps) introduced.

This scheme supports Birmingham Cycle Revolution an exciting 20-year initiative to encourage more people to cycle in and around the city; making Birmingham a healthier, greener, safer and less congested city.

This scheme is part of Birmingham Connected vision. Over the next 20 years Birmingham City Council will reinvent the way in which people and goods move across the city.

Central Birmingham (area A1)

Area A1 covers Hockley, Bull Ring, Highgate and Ladywood and Lee Bank.

Central East Birmingham (area A2)

Area A2 covers Ward End, Saltley, Bordesley, Little Bromwich, Bordesley Green and Small Heath.

Work is substantially complete. The new 20mph speed limits will come into effect once the work is complete and has been approved.

Central South Birmingham (area A3)

Area A3 covers Sparkbrook North, Sparkbrook South, Pickwick Park, Balsall Heath, Cannon Hill, Kings Heath, Moseley, Park Hill and Sparkhill.

Work is substantially complete. The new 20mph speed limits will come into effect once the work is complete and has been approved.

Central South-West Birmingham (area B2)

Area B2 covers all or parts of Edgbaston, Harborne, Selly Oak and Bournville wards.

For further information and maps visit: www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/download/318/20mph_overview_plans

 

 

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