PA drivers to see speed cameras in certain work zones in as little as 120 days

PA drivers to see speed cameras in certain work zones in as little as 120 days

Pennsylvania drivers who decide to speed in certain work zones will now have more consequences than just a guilty conscience.

As of October 19th, a bill that would provide a five-year trial period for PennDOT to place speed cameras in active work zones was signed by Governor Wolf.

Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) had been working on getting Senate Bill 172 passed for two years. The bill passed through the House this September by a vote of 176-19 and then through the Senate earlier this month with just one no vote.

Monday, October 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Work zone speed cameras a step closer after Senate passes bill

Work zone speed cameras a step closer after Senate passes bill

After years of working to get Senate Bill 172 passed, Senators David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Judy Schwank (D-Berks) are a step closer following its final passage in the Senate today, and now need House approval and the governor's signature to see it enacted. 

The bill would establish a five-year pilot program for using speed cameras in active work zones on interstate highways and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Sen. Rafferty speaks on bill to place speed cameras in work zones

VIDEO: Sen. Rafferty speaks on bill to place speed cameras in work zones

Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee John Rafferty (R-Montgomery) spoke with The PLS Reporter after Wednesday's committee meeting about what he and his colleagues are doing to get a bill that would put speed cameras in work zones passed in the House.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Activists emphasize importance of speed cameras on Roosevelt Blvd, work zones

Activists emphasize importance of speed cameras on Roosevelt Blvd, work zones

Last week The PLS Reporter caught up with Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to discuss Senate Bill 172The bill would create a five-year pilot program for the use of speed cameras in active work-zones and also on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia. 


On Tuesday morning a handful of activists joined to discuss more in-depth the reasons speed cameras are needed on the Roosevelt Boulevard.

Executive director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Sarah Clark Stuart, led the press conference and also explained to The PLS Reporter the importance of these speed cameras.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Highlighting safety concerns, Sen. Argall pushes work zone speed cameras

Highlighting safety concerns, Sen. Argall pushes work zone speed cameras

Convinced it will make Pennsylvania work zones safer, Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) is working on passing his bill, Senate Bill 172, that would authorize speed cameras in work zones.

Sen. Argall stated that, "People will learn to slow down," if the bill is enacted.

This bill will create a five-year trial period for PennDOT to place speed cameras in active work zones on limited access highways.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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