By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh City Council wants to be able to lower the speed limit on city streets.READ MORE: College Students Across Western Pennsylvania Celebrate Commencement In Person
On Tuesday, a measure passed unanimously asking the state for the authority to do so.READ MORE: 100 Years Of The Double Dip: Kennywood Reopens And Celebrates Milestone For The Jack Rabbit
The goal of this measure is to be able to make streets safer.
Currently, the city can install “traffic-calming” devices such as speed bumps.MORE NEWS: First Week Of Landmark Trial Against Opioid Distributors In West Virginia Comes To An End
However, speed limits across Pennsylvania are often based on how fast 85% of drivers are traveling.