Red Light Cameras http://wesa.fm en With Council Approval, Red Light Cameras Are Coming to Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/council-approval-red-light-cameras-are-coming-pittsburgh <p>Pittsburghers who have a habit of cutting it close when driving through yellow lights may want to make some adjustments.</p><p>City Council passed a bill Tuesday to install automated red light enforcement systems, also known as “red light cameras,” at the city’s most dangerous intersections.</p><p>Councilman and Mayor-elect Bill Peduto said he was supportive of the legislation, and that he had introduced a similar bill several years ago.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:16:17 +0000 Liz Reid 21134 at http://wesa.fm Red Light Cameras Have Their Day in Council http://wesa.fm/post/red-light-cameras-have-their-day-council <p>State Rep. Paul Costa grew up where the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Point Breeze and Squirrel Hill come together, and he knows to be careful when passing through the intersection of Forbes and Dallas avenues on the way to visit his mother.</p><p>“They run red lights there often,” Costa said.&nbsp; “You wait for that light to turn green for a couple of seconds before you decided to proceed.”</p><p>That intersection and several others are on the list of intersections in Pittsburgh that could soon host red light cameras if legislation under consideration in City Council passes.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:51:46 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 13299 at http://wesa.fm Red Light Cameras Have Their Day in Council