On Friday, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio alerted residents to a scheme to be voted on next week known as Vision Zero. DiCiccio says the plan is being offered with virtually “zero public notice.”
DiCiccio’s Facebook post:
“The major policy focus of this plan is a massive reduction in speed limits across ALL city streets.
Boston adopted this program a few years ago and reduced all City streets to 25 MPH. When that didn’t work – and by “work” they mean eliminating ALL roadway fatalities – they developed a plan to reduce the speed to 15 MPH throughout their City core, and massively increase fines on drivers.
This is a horrifically bad idea for the City of Phoenix. Here’s why: