Gov. Cuomo signs law reducing speed in NYC from 30 mph to 25 mph

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed new city speed limit legislation today in Manhattan. The legislation drops the New York City speed limit from 30 miles per

The signing would drop the speed limit from

The signing would drop the speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed new city speed limit legislation today in Manhattan.

The legislation drops the New York City speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour.

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been behind the push to slow down vehicles as it is a key component in his Vision Zero plan, which is intended to reduce the number of traffic-related deaths.

In addition to lowering the citywide speed limit, Vision Zero will implement more speed cameras, tougher ticketing and reduced speed zones.

The speed law is expected to take effect in three months.

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