: Town staff to look at lowering speed limit

by Dalton Carver

After a discussion following up on a series of public comments from the May meeting, Ridgway town council directed staff to begin looking at lowering the speed limit within Ridgway from 20 miles per hour to 15.
Town Manager Jen Coates informed council the topic had been discussed significantly in 2010-2011 during formation of the town master plan, when council said that 15 miles per hour was “just too slow.” However, she noted, the decision by that council wasn’t a unanimous one.
“This is one of those topics similar to dogs and short term rentals that tends to surface every now and then,” she said.
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