More Evidence That Speed Cameras Slow Traffic Speeds
File under: not a cash grab.
Opinion: D.C. Should Go All in on Traffic Cameras
More widespread deployment of automated enforcement sensors could change the system from one of high fines and sparse enforcement to one that encourages more extensive behavior change.
California Speed Camera Bill Advances to Senate
The bill authorizing automated traffic cameras in six test cities passed by a large margin in the State Assembly.
Study: Traffic Cameras Reduce Speeding, Crashes
Analysis of the automated enforcement program in Ottawa, Canada shows a significant drop in speeding near traffic cameras.
Unreadable License Plates Led to Lost Revenue, Safety Concerns
In New York City, the rate of unreadable license plates caught on speed cameras rose in 2022, prompting concerns from safety advocates about scofflaw drivers.
Making Traffic Camera Programs Work
Although controversial in the United States, when deployed thoughtfully, automated enforcement can save lives and make roads safer for all users.
Philadelphia Deems Speed Camera Project a Success
City officials say an automated traffic enforcement pilot program has reduced speeding and crashes along the corridor where cameras were installed.
Did Chicago’s Speed Cameras Improve Safety? [UPDATED]
Advocates of automated enforcement argue it saves lives, but despite a dramatic rise in speeding tickets, pedestrian fatalities grew in 2021.
Don't Wokewash the Status Quo
There might be good reasons to oppose speed cameras and red light cameras—but racial justice is not one of them.
D.C. Could Expand Traffic Camera Program
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to add hundreds of new traffic enforcement cameras to stem the city's rising rate of traffic fatalities.
How 'Liberty Politics' Cripples Road Safety Projects
Some states and cities are citing personal liberty and constitutional rights to oppose automated traffic enforcement and other road safety measures.
Study: Speed Camera Citations Correlate to Safe Infrastructure
New research suggests that fewer speeding tickets are issued in neighborhoods where the city has invested in traffic calming and pedestrian safety improvements.
Chicago Traffic Cameras Issue Most Tickets to Black and Latino Drivers
The city's controversial traffic camera program tickets Black and Latino motorists more than white drivers. Infrastructure may play a role in why.
Arlington County Authorizes Speed Cameras
The Arlington County board approved a program that will install traffic cameras in an effort to protect pedestrians and reduce police interactions.
Study: Speed Cameras Save Lives
Data from Chicago reaffirms the efficacy of speed cameras at reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
Can't Drive 55: America's Dangerous Love of Speeding
While most Americans agree that speeding is a threat to public safety, dysfunctional laws and inadequate enforcement perpetuate a culture of tacitly sanctioned high-speed driving.
First Speed Camera Installed in Gwinnett County
A new speed camera program aims to decrease traffic collisions near schools and make it easier for the police to fine speeding drivers.
Virginia to Launch Innovative New Anti-Speeding Pilot Program
The state of Virginia's new traffic safety program will focus on speeding as fatal factor in automobile collisions and could eventually provide a model for similar programs around the country.
Automated Traffic Enforcement Struggles to Find Footing in California State Legislature
If Texas lawmakers hate it, California lawmakers must love it, right? Not so fast.
Someone Is Stealing Toronto's New Speed Cameras
A pilot program that installed 50 speed cameras near schools in Toronto would only send warnings to scofflaws, but someone is stealing the cameras anyway.
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