Will Welsh 20 mph speed limits actually lower emissions?

One of the key arguments for introducing 20 mph speed restrictions on many Welsh roads has been that lower speeds will improve air quality and lower emissions. Yet with claims of increased travel time and choked roads following the restrictions, some are finding that difficult to swallow. In our third and final piece about the… read more

Wales now has its 20 mph speed limit – so how’s it panning out? Part Two

Last time, we looked at two aspects of the new 20 mph speed restrictions in Wales – how they were being enforced and whether they still had public support. On this outing, we’ll investigate whether the restrictions are actually doing what they’re supposed to, and what the effects are for everyone. Have the restrictions actually… read more