WASHINGTON – Arlington may lower the speed limit in parts of its busy downtown sections.
A part of the county’s adopted Master Transportation Plan calls for a standard speed limit of 25 miles per hour for arterial streets within the county’s “downtown” districts “on which there are high volumes of pedestrian crossings and higher density land development.”
In a specific change now under consideration, speed limits would be lowered on these stretches of road:
The board for Arlington County set July 15 as the date for a public hearing on the possible changes.
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