Reduce traffic speeds to encourage more cyclists onto the roads

Opportunities for safe cycling on all roads should be a priority.  E-bikes are a game changer for many.  Panniers work well for most shopping trips.  If traffic speeds could be reduced by means of a lower all-Island speed limit this would only add minutes to the longest car journey, but would increase confidence in diffident and newbie cyclists and help them get mobile on two wheels. 

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More cycling = less carbon

by RichardLeSueur on February 16, 2021 at 10:49PM

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  • Posted by NickyW February 17, 2021 at 09:32

    As a driver I think this is a good idea. We live in a congested island which is full of very large cars. These vehicles are very powerful, and quite unsuitable for our roads. Slowing them down is important.
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