Wednesday 21 May 2014

20s Plenty for Oswestry

 20mph Campaign Benefits
This list is not exhaustive

   10mph speed reduction = 60% reduction of injuries severity

   1/3rd of the country is already signed up for 20mph

   13 million people already live in places committed to 20mph

   20mph means fewer crashes

   On average 20mph creates 20% fewer casualties

   Implementation across Oswestry for less than £5 per resident

   Traffic flow is smoother  & more efficient, cutting congestion

   Bristol found walking & cycling increased by 20% & for every
  £1 spent implementing 20mph £24 was saved in health costs

   Active travel increases reduces health issues

   Increased footfall boosts local economy

   20mph is economical saving 12% in fuel costs

   Travel times are effected by 2 minutes or even less

   Nnoise pollution is reduced by 40%

   Light touch policing can enforce 20mph limits

   Rejuvenates communities by enhancing the environment

   80% of people support 20s Plenty where implemented

   UK wide 73% want it for their community

Tuesday 20 May 2014

20s Plenty for Oswestry Group

"Speed cut campaign team ready for action"

Shropshire Star
The '20s Plenty for Oswestry' group is growing in number along with the campaign which is spreading the message that 20mph really is plenty for the market town of Oswestry

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