New Yorkers, as you cannot failed to have noticed, live their lives at a pace that would leave the good citizens of many other world-class cities in the dust. We talk fast, we eat fast, and, on those rare occasions when traffic allows, we drive fast.
The driving bit is about to change, and that’s not a bad thing.
Have you ever driven down a street New York City and thought to yourself, “If only we could reduce the speed limit here by 10 miles per hour?”
Probably not. And despite a similar program in place in London and New Jersey, the roll-out of the city’s first “Slow Zones” today in the Bronx doesn’t foretell a fast-tracked future for the project.
Prepare to do the impossible, New York.
Back in November, Rod King told The Observer the secret to New Yorker’s happiness would be for everone to slow down a little bit. Or probably a lot. The city’s posted speed limit is 30 miles per hour on most streets, though who honestly follows that? Eastern Read More