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Red Light Camera Opponents Head To Springfield For Tuesday Hearings

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Red light cameras will be the issue at hand Tuesday in Springfield at hearings to discuss the controversial matter. Senate Transportation Committee...

Senator Promises Public Hearings On Red Light Cameras

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For many Illinois drivers, today was an anxious day. The Illinois Senate's Traffic Committee was planning some sort of action on SB2466, Sen. Dan D...

Red Light Cameras Banned In Illinois? Bill Goes To Vote Today

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Today's a big day in Springfield for Illinois Senate Bill 2466. SB2466 is legislation sponsored by Sen. Dan Duffy (R-Lake Barrington) which would b...

Chicago Valentine's Day Protests 2010: Homophobia, Red Light Cameras And Horse-Drawn Carriages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate the sweeter things in life. But some Chicagoans are using it as a time to remind us of the ways, large and smal...

SMILE: Red Light Camera Program Might Expand For 'Safety' Reasons

latimes.com | Rich Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles' red-light traffic camera program, which officials report netted more than $6 million last year after expenses, could be significantly exp...

Red Light Camera Expansion Halted By Budget Cuts

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's worst budget crisis in modern history has put the brakes on plans to expand the city's Big Brother network of red-light cameras to more than...

Cops Mixed On Red Light Cameras

Daily Herald | Marni Pyke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lifesaver or Big Brother? It's a dichotomy that surfaced frequently during a Daily Herald investigation of the red-light camera explosion in the subur...

Clout Pays Off For Red Light Camera Company

Chicago Tribune | Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Thanksgiving eve in 2005, a Metra express train plowed into five cars at the busy Grand Avenue crossing in west suburban Elmwood Park, leaving behi...

Avoid Tickets? Red Light Camera Detector On The Market

WBBM Newsradio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

These days red light cameras seem to be almost everywhere. Maybe you've been caught by one or seen the flash when another driver runs a red light. Wel...

Public Foots Bill For CTA Traffic Tickets

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Transit Authority buses were photographed blowing through red traffic signals almost 1,200 times last year, while the drivers of Pace buses, p...

Court Ruling Clears Way For More Red-Light Cameras

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal appeals court has given the green light to red-light cameras that have pumped out more than a million Chicago tickets and generated $100 mil...

City Installing More Red Light Cameras

NBC 5 | Matt Bartosik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some people will be receiving new cameras as gifts this holiday season. The city of Chicago is getting new cameras also. Seven more intersections will...

Red Light Camera Company Gets $32M Payday

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Arizona company whose red-light cameras have pumped out more than a million Chicago tickets will be paid $32 million just to maintain its first 13...