Who knew Western Pa would help us get rid of the Red light cameras?
Red light cameras caught in power struggle | 6abc.com
Some state lawmakers are holding out on renewal because they want it extended to more than a dozen other Pennsylvania cities including Chester and Pittsburgh while a lot of rural lawmakers are against it in principal.
"The question right now is expansion. Other counties and other townships throughout Pennsylvania have looked at the model created in Philadelphia and they would also like to have it moved to their counties and townships," Vince Fenerty of the Philadelphia Parking Authority said.
Philadelphia now has 96 cameras at 21 intersection, nine on the notorious Roosevelt Boulevard.
Philadelphia's red light program is stalled in the lower chamber of the statehouse as the sand in the hourglass winds down on the 6-month extension keeping it alive.
Many are waiting to see how the backroom wheeling and dealing plays out.