PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It looks like drivers are getting the message to slow down on one of Philadelphia’s most dangerous roads. A new report from the Philadelphia Parking Authority shows fewer drivers are getting caught by speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard.
According to the PPA, speeding violations are down 91% since the cameras were first turned on a couple of years ago, but the speed camera program is going to expire next year unless the state legislature votes to extend it.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Gun Violence Epidemic Continues To Have Devastating Impact On City's Youth
Two more speed cameras are already in the works.READ MORE: Here Is Where The Pennsylvania Primary Race For The Senate Seat Stands
They’re being added at the 700 block of West Roosevelt Boulevard and the 5000 block of Roosevelt Boulevard.MORE NEWS: Recent Coastal Storm Uncovers Historic 'Ghost Tracks' On Higbee Beach In Cape May, And It's Not 1st Time
City leaders have also talked about expanding the cameras to other areas in the city.