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Posted on: November 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 25 MPH Default Speed Limit in Malden

Drive 25 Lawn sign

Effective immediately, the City of Malden will begin to implement the new “Drive 25” ordinance which was sponsored by City Councillors Peg Crowe and Barbara Murphy and voted favorably by the entire City Council. This means that the default speed limit city wide on Malden streets will be 25 miles per hour (MPH), unless posted otherwise. All streets that do not have a posted speed limit will have a speed limit of 25 MPH effective immediately.

The City of Malden is reducing its speed limit to 25 MPH in order to make the city safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers and to help reduce traffic accidents. Data shows that driving at or below 25 MPH improves drivers’ ability to avoid crashes and reduces incidents of fatalities.

“I’m grateful to Councillors Murphy and Crowe for sticking with this initiative as well as Ron Hogan, Ron Cochran, Yem Lip, and Lieutenant Evan Tuxbury who assisted with implementation,” said Mayor Gary Christenson. “Our goal is to continue to do everything we can to keep our residents and visitors safe.”

 

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