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18 Jan 2024

Reducing Speed Limit to 30 km/h Is Becoming Mainstream

Amsterdam is reducing [the speed limit to 30 km/h](https://etsc.eu/amsterdam-follows-paris-brussels-and-madrid-with-default-30-km-h-limits/) on most roads starting 8 December to enhance safety and reduce noise, with an expected 20-30% drop in serious crashes and a halving of traffic noise. Markings and 4,400 signs will guide the transition. Separate lanes at 50km/h will remain for public transport. This follows similar speed limit changes in Paris, Brussels, Madrid, and Cardiff.