Arizona voters won't get the chance this November to ban all photo-enforcement cameras in the state.
The Senate on Tuesday voted 14-15 against Senate Concurrent Resolution 1029, which proposed to put the debate over cameras on the ballot.
Well, they're going to deploy another 29 cameras around the province because "the 15 devices already in place in the province have been successful in getting drivers to slow down."
Which is a truly interesting statement, considering that six of the existing 15 cameras are red light, rather than speed cameras.
For over four years I've been downloading the Rest Areas, Red Light Cameras, and Speed Cameras POI's without a problem. Today, the download site for the Red Light and Speed cameras POI's is asking for a membership fee ($5/month or $20/year). Is this new at the Factory or am I missing something? Like I said, I've been a contributing member for over four years.
The city did not have the authority to pass the ordinances and their procedure violates due process.
On Feb 13th, lawmakers in Burien Washington decided not to renew the city's contract with Redflex. Their red light cameras will be deactivated after the contract expires May 1, 2012.
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We'll remove them from the POI Factory camera files as the contract expires.
I will be in Florida with my family next week for 11 days(from Sweden) and wonder were can I download speed & red light camera poi to Garmin ? In my for the 1690.I have already the US Maps.
I would like to do an one time download. It seems not possible from this site !
The Daily Press published an article today that tries to justify RLCs.
Granted, these are really bad intersections, but What is really interesting is how much money Redflex is getting.
Looks like we have over 50 now!
Washington Post article:
PG County camera locations:
Gaithersburg MD has installed several new speed trap cameras, not at intersections.
Fortunately I got photo'd by them while they were testing their locations and accuracy.
They're not at interesections, so I can't safely stop to record the lat/long. As we drove by at 20 mph I did a Save this location.
Is that accurate enough for reporting?
Here's a link to CNBC's report which mentions POI-Factory several times.
City settles red-light camera suit
City Council has agreed to pay its red-light camera vendor at least $4.8 million in exchange for the company taking the cameras down within 60 days and dropping its breach of contract claim against the city.
Those that claim that Automated Traffic Enforcement is primarily for revenue generation will find support in the comments on Charlack, Missouri in the following study.
You will need to scroll down to page 24 of the study.
"Gov. Pat Quinn to OK speeding cameras near city schools, parks" as reported by the Chicago Sun-Times.
POLK CITY --
A red-light camera has helped Polk County authorities put a couple of alleged cattle rustlers in jail.
Red light camera vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is furious that police in Kansas City, Missouri released a report last week evaluating photo enforcement intersections without giving the company a chance to modify the data.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) grabbed headlines last February with a self-published study claiming installation of red light cameras nationwide would have prevented 815 deaths.
Leading in red light runners, New Port Richey to add more cameras
NEW PORT RICHEY — The city is expanding its red light camera program with more cameras at two busy intersections.
I moved from North Arlington Tx, to South Arlington Tx about 2 years ago, I never took much notice of all the red light cameras in the city, I'm not one to blow red lights, so I didn't have much of an opinion either way.
So, like I was saying, I moved to South Arlington, and about once or twice a week, I will go to buy our milk at Braums.
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