Red-Light Cameras: Commission Votes To Kill Controversial Traffic Cameras

06/08/2011 11:34 am ET | Updated Aug 08, 2011

The Los Angeles Police Commission has voted to kill the city's controversial red-light camera program, rejecting claims that the system makes streets safer while costing the city nothing.

Tuesday's vote means that the red-light cameras installed at 32 intersections throughout the city could stop operating within a few weeks unless the City Council takes the unusual step of stripping the Police Commission of its authority over the issue.


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