By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Soon, you’ll be seeing the light around the city of Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
Mayor Bill Peduto announced a new “Dark Sky” lighting ordinance on Tuesday.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
It will be the first of its kind in the county.
When the city replaces street lights or renovates parks and facilities, it will use lighting and technology with a lower color temperature.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
Mayor Peduto says it will reduce energy costs, provide better visibility, and be better for wildlife.