Editorial: Slower speeds not the solution

When Victoria city council voted two years ago to lower speed limits on several streets, it looked a lot like a solution in search of a problem. Now it seems the solution has become the problem.

Council members heard this week from city staff that many motorists are ignoring the lower speed limits, introduced as a safety measure. But pedestrian and cycling collisions have increased slightly, although staff were uncertain if the rise in collisions was related to the lower limits.

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