On motorways, lowering the speed limit at congested times leads to less congestion because cars don't…

On motorways, lowering the speed limit at congested times leads to less congestion because cars don't have to be so erratic in their braking.  Would the same policy work in an urban environment.  i.e. would average journey times be reduced if the speed limit on main roads were reduced from 30 to something lower at various states of congestion?

/me starts a some background reading and checks out the potential of using our SCIAMA supercomputer.

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Free stuff usually goes down well, as do competitions, so my students seem to be lapping this one…

Free stuff usually goes down well, as do competitions, so my students seem to be lapping this one up.  3GB extra free space if you sign up and confirm you're at UoP – and if you're already a member, just confirm your membership to get extra free space.

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