By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh could be getting six new city parks spanning over 300 acres.

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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Peduto and the Department of City Planning are submitting legislation to designate certain greenways and other adjacent vacant properties as park space.

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The six new parks will span the following neighborhoods: Allentown, Beechview, Brookline, Glen Hazel, Greenfield, Hazelwood, Hill District, Mount Washington, Overbrook, Polish Hill and South Side Slopes.

“We are dedicated to building a system of parks and greenways that advance stewardship, equity, and our economy,” said Peduto in a press release. “This legislation provides Pittsburghers with access to natural and historic assets, places to play and celebrate, and opportunities to be active and healthy.”

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City Council will vote on the legislation Tuesday, then it’ll go back to Peduto for his signature.