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: New Trial Begins For 83-Year-Old Ohio Man Who Spent 45 Years In Prison
On Tuesday, a measure passed unanimously asking the state for the authority to do so.READ MORE: Congressman Glenn Thompson Released From Walter Reed Hospital After Receiving Treatment For COVID-19
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: Deer Tests Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease In Jefferson County
However, speed limits across Pennsylvania are often based on how fast 85% of drivers are traveling.