Can you lower the speed limit so everyone will drive more slowly?

The speed limit is set based on standards specified in the California Vehicle Code, except in residential and school areas where the limit is generally 25 mph. Lowering the speed limit to slow down vehicles is not an effective measure, as drivers tend to drive at speeds they feel comfortable with. If speeding issues persist, reporting them collectively at a neighborhood council meeting and forwarding the concerns to the Police Department for site monitoring may be considered. Furthermore, the City does have a Traffic calming program.  Please see the FAQ concerning speed humps which describes the City’s program.  

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1. Can we have a STOP sign to control speeding?
2. Can the City install speed humps in our neighborhood?
3. Can we have "SLOW CHILDREN AT PLAY" signs?
4. Why am I waiting at a red light when there is no cross-traffic?
5. Can we have a crosswalk?
6. Can you lower the speed limit so everyone will drive more slowly?
7. I can't see down the street because cars park right next to my driveway. What can be done?
8. Can our street be closed off to divert all this traffic?
9. Can the City install additional street lights in front of my house?
10. Who should I contact about potholes on my street?
11. Who is responsible for repairing the sidewalk in front of my house?
12. How can I get the curb in front of my house painted blue?
13. Who do I contact with questions about my water service?
14. Who do I contact with questions about garbage collection services?
15. Where can I find information about the Sewer Lateral Grant Program (the City’s program designed to help reimburse homeowners for the cost of repairing sewer laterals)?
16. How do I obtain a storm drainage map?
17. What do your monthly maintenance schedules look like?
18. What is the city's policy regarding construction road closures?