Philly to consider new class of officer to fight Center City gridlock

September 20, 2018

Pedestrians cross the walkway at 16th and Chestnut Street while automobiles wait for the light at rush hour.

By Staff

A new class of traffic enforcement officer is expected to be proposed Thursday in City Council to tackle gridlock afflicting Center City.

The officers would not carry firearms or have the power to arrest people, said Council President Darrell L. Clarke, but would be able to assist in managing traffic flow in the city.

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