20mph-sign-blue-skyEarlier this year a member of Go Bike submitted a petition to Glasgow City Council to follow Edinburgh City Council’s recent decision to make 20mph the default speed limit across large parts of the city.

The petition has now concluded and a report was presented to the Public Petitions and General Purposes Policy Development Committee which has agreed that the proposal warranted further investigation.

The Committee has instructed “the Executive Director of Land and Environmental Services to submit a report to the Sustainability and the Environment Policy Development Committee, having considered the concerns highlighted by the petitioners, which would consider the pace and scale of phasing for the implementation of 20 mph speed limits and how this might be accelerated within the city…”
You can read the full outcome of the petition on the Council’s website http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/petitions