Check out Helen’s column in the Courant on this.
I’d like to add to that, cracking down on all other illegal forms of transportation. I’m quite sure that go-carts aren’t street legal, yet I’ve seen them go down my street. There’s also the issue of kids car surfing.
And while we’re at it, let’s make the speed bumps really cut down on speed. The “speed tables” are essentially ramps or mini-jumps that dirt bike riders can use to get air. Real, nasty speed bumps will wreck you if you are going too fast and hit one. But it’ll slow you down, and isn’t that the point?
She’s right, that these small issues contribute to the larger issues here.