County Supervisors voted this morning to not renew the contract for the permanent speed cameras. They were immediately turned off and should be removed within the next two weeks.
The reason? They did not generate enough revenue.
Tucson / Pima County speed cameras contract expires 1/6/14.
"The county implemented the program in May 2009, signing a one year contract with American Traffic Solutions or ATS. The county renewed the contract four times, with the final renewal set to expire on January 5.
I just traveled to Maryland for a funeral yesterday and found the I-70 construction near Frederick is now complete and the following 2 construction speed cameras and signs have been removed.
702- Speed 55 - I-70 construction zone EB
MD Frederick poi-factory Dec25 13
703- Speed 55 - I-70 construction zone WB
MD Frederick poi-factory Dec25 13
Ohio judge says efficiency not good case for traffic cameras
DAN SEWELL Associated Press Published: December 19, 2013 3:01PM
CINCINNATI (AP) -- An Ohio judge rebuffed an argument Thursday that using traffic cameras make law enforcement more efficient, stating sharply that violating motorists' rights isn't the American way.
There are 2 options to load speed camera alerts - Speed or Distance. Will I still get alerted on Garmin if I load by distance rather than speed? I would like to know when I'm coming up to one. I have a Garmin 2360LMT.
ARNOLD, MO (KTVI)– The appeals court for Missouri’s eastern district ruled Tuesday that Arnold’s red light camera law is unconstitutional.
Arnold was the first city in Missouri to use red-light cameras.
The case now heads to the Missouri Supreme Court.
I appears that the speed limit has been reduced on MD 410 in Hyattsville near Prince Georges Plaza. Speed limit was 40MPH westbound, now there is a 35MPH speed limit sign in the median at the location of the speed camera. The 40MPH speed limit sign is still in place (located just before Queens Chapel Road).
"People who owe Plano and Grand Prairie civil fines for running red lights will soon have their vehicle registrations blocked by the state"
POI Factory may get very busy soon with the District of Columbia...
More news from DC:
A drivers’ advocacy group is decrying the latest expansion of the District’s automated traffic enforcement program.
I would say it happens on avg 5X per month. Friday, I see the ped cross light counting down, so I stop. As always, there's no problem with the car behind me also stopping.
This guy in a Camry blows the light so I look in my rearview, flash, and flash.
The Metropolitan Police Department has new eyes on streets: More than 130 new traffic cameras have been set up in the District and they go live on Saturday.
After a Missouri appeals court ruled that red light camera tickets are unenforceable some cities have stopped issuing tickets.
Does anyone know the prices for first time Red Light tickets in the NY Metro are, NJ, & Conn.????
"At the center of the dispute is Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino, a Branstad appointee who says the rules will ensure that safety, not money, is the factor behind the cameras' use."
Ruled that most municipal Red Light ordinances, including Ellisville, are not enforceable.
Does anyone know if they have actually installed Speed Cameras in the New York area? More specifically, in the 5 boroughs?
I've not come across one yet, but maybe one of you has.
I signed up for the subscription today and download the Speed-Cameras.csv and Redlight-Cameras.csv (Oct-30-2013).
I noticed that some of the Speed Cameras are being labeled as "Redlight Camera". For example:
In Redlight-Cameras.csv, there's a record:
-91.01758 41.45936 RLC - US-61 & University Dr IA Muscatine poi-factory Oct30 13
This record is NOT in "Speed-Cameras.csv".
On my Garmin POI Loader, how many feet should I put to warn of a POI for speed camera/ red light camera? Right now I have it at Automatic and also tried 1960feet but it usually warns too early.
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