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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3391        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3129


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Denise Provost


To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to speed limits.






Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Gailanne M. Cariddi

1st Berkshire

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3391        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3129

By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Denise Provost and others relative to speed limits inside certain thickly settled areas or business districts.  Transportation. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 4165 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to speed limits.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Section 17 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 13, the words “or (4)” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              (4)  inside a thickly settled or business district on a way which is 35 feet wide or less, from curb to curb, and on which parking is not prohibited on one or both sides, or on which there is a dedicated bicycle lane, at a rate of speed exceeding 25 miles per hour for a distance of one-eighth of a mile, or (5).

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