Speed limits - tell WDC what you think

Published date10 August 2022
Publication titleWest Coast Messenger, The
This process is not to change speed limits as it was when the council consulted in 2020, but to engage with the wider public to seek views and attitudes towards speed changes that council has made as well as to identify future areas where changes may be investigated

"Due to ongoing legislative changes in the area of speed management it is important that council has a greater understanding of what our customers want for the district's roading network as well as a plan for speed management in the future.

"A fully revised system for speed management is being implemented between now and 2024.

This involves the creation of Regional Speed Management Plans that will replace the current bylaw system.

"The release of the new 'Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2022' in May this year, as well as targets set by Waka Kotahi within the Road to Zero programme mean that we also need to implement 30kph speed limits around 40% of our schools before 2024...

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