Automated Traffic Enforcement
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.
Six California Cities Cleared for Speed Cameras
The state approved automated traffic enforcement for a five-year pilot program.
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.
Washington Road Safety Bills Fail to Advance
Several bills aimed at reducing traffic deaths fell by the wayside in the state legislature, despite the growing rate of road fatalities.
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.
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.
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