bill now before the California Assembly would create a new class
of highway with a pre-set speed limit of 45 mph.
would place the speed limit on urban, divided and restricted-access
arterial highways. The state’s DOT or local authorities could increase
the speed limit under the bill if the increase was based on an engineering
study showing the speed would be safe.
bill was referred to the Assembly Transportation Committee March
to The Los Angeles Times, some examples of the roads that
would be covered under the bill include Westlake Boulevard and Lynn
Road in Thousand Oaks, CA.