30 km/h (20 mph) limits are an inexpensive and popular way to improve safety, cut pollution and encourage smarter travel choices. They lead to improved traffic flow and less congestion. People can move without fear.
We want to achieve these benefits for the whole of the
European Union. What is our vision? 30 km/h shall become the standard
speed limits for villages, towns and cities with local authorities being
able to decide on exemptions. Therefore, we will set the agenda for the
European Commission. We want the commission to come up with a proposal
to introduce 30 km/h speed limits.
We are organising a “European
Citizen´s Initiative” - a fascinating, brand-new policy instrument in
the European Union. That includes a huge effort as we must collect more
than 1 million signatures within one year from at least 7 different
member states of the EU.