If there is no speed limit posted on residential street, the speed limit is 30 miles per hour. As per City of Las Cruces Code of Ordinances, Section 27-12-6-1.2.
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The City of Las Cruces has a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program that may include installation of speed tables which are more effective than speed humps. The program is directed at neighborhood streets. Check the ‘City of Las Cruces traffic calming policy and devices” for more information. You may also call the main office at 575-541-2505.
Many studies show that stop signs are not an effective measure for reducing midblock speeds. The overuse of stop signs may cause drives to respond carelessly to the stop signs. By Federal, States and Local laws "stop signs should not be used for speed control” Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Marked crosswalks are usually at signalized intersections and in school zones where there are higher volumes of pedestrians. However, unmarked crosswalks occur at any street intersection and drivers must yield to pedestrians by law.