Study Assesses Attitudes on Traffic Cameras in Boston’s Black Communities
Residents are wary of the new technology’s potential for surveillance, but support boosting enforcement while reducing interaction with police.
NYC Speed Cameras Tricked by Souvenir License Plates
A new way to skirt the city’s speeding laws: novelty license plates.
D.C. Delays Bus Lane Enforcement
The program using cameras to ticket drivers who block bus lanes was scheduled to begin this week.
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.
Seattle To Expand Traffic Camera Program
The new cameras are designed to reduce travel time for buses and limit speeding at dangerous intersections.
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.
California Traffic Camera Bill Clears Committee
The bill, aimed at testing speed cameras in the state to improve traffic safety, will go to the full State Assembly for a vote.
D.C. Bus Cameras Will Ticket Drivers Blocking Bus Lanes, Bus Stops
The program will mark the first use of automated enforcement to ticket vehicles blocking access to bus stops.
Study: Traffic Cameras Reduce Speeding, Crashes
Analysis of the automated enforcement program in Ottawa, Canada shows a significant drop in speeding near traffic cameras.
Seattle Bus Lane Cameras Capture Over 100,000 Violations
An automated traffic enforcement pilot program caught drivers illegally using transit lanes more than 110,000 times in less than a year.
Ohio Budget Could Fund Rural Roads, Ban Center Bike Lanes
Amendments proposed in the state budget would also prohibit automated traffic enforcement and allow residents to travel to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean with Real IDs in lieu of passports.
Chicago Bike Lane Enforcement Proposal Draws Criticism for not Addressing Structural Flaws
A new ordinance would use automated enforcement to ticket drivers who block bike lanes, but some bike advocates say the city is avoiding the harder work of improving its bike infrastructure.
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.
New York To Crack Down on Bus Lane Blocking Violations
The city hopes to improve the speed of its notoriously slow buses by using traffic cameras to ticket drivers who drive or park in dedicated bus lanes.
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.
New York Could Use Cameras To Keep Drivers Out of Bike Lanes
A proposed state bill would permit New York City’s transportation department to install up to 50 cameras that would monitor bike lane violations, with drivers that block bike lanes facing a $50 fine.
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.
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.
Traffic Camera Revenues to Fund Capacity-Building Programs in Washington State
Revenue from Washington's traffic enforcement cameras will go in part toward efforts to assist small communities in applying for grants and accessing funding opportunities.
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