Philadelphia’s red-light camera revenue helping suburban projects

    Not only have Philadelphia’s red light cameras generated $8.4 million, the money is being used to help fund 106 transportation projects around the state.

    Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett announced the projects yesterday, which fall under the state’s red light camera enforcement law that says half of Philadelphia’s camera enforcement revenue will be divided evenly between the city and the state.

    The Philadelphia Business Journal has the list of projects for the nearby counties, which includes $$87,000 for Newtown Township, $614,000 for Upper Uwchlan Township, $223,000 for Tinicum Township and $302,000 for Upper Merion Township.

    Philadelphia has 19 red light cameras.

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