Red light runners are going to do Philadelphia and 36 other municipalities across Pennsylvania a public service in the coming months as their traffic fines will pay for traffic safety improvements in those localities.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association may join the effort to restrict the proliferation of digital billboards and their conventional counterparts, static billboards, throughout the city. The group may also take a stand against a proposal to post more advertising on the city’s unused public school buildings.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority has begun full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority began full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia last Wednesday.
— With penalties about to hit the newest red-light runners where it really hurts, revenue and safety at busy intersections are in the limelight.
— Red-light cameras reduce accidents, but questions have arisen about how intersections are picked.
While advertising companies are fighting to keep their hold as the highway grows, some see an opportunity to eliminate the signs or bring them into compliance.