Today's Question: Is it a good idea to lower speed limits?

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 | 11:16 a.m. CDT; updated 2:09 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Reducing speed limits in residential areas recently became a goal of the Columbia City Council. What started as an experiment in the Rothwell Heights and Shepard Boulevard neighborhoods — the limit was lowered from 30 to 25 mph — will now be implemented in all residential areas. The only problem is how to fund it.