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  • Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'

    Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'
    Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.  The Anne Arundel Co.-...
  • City to expand speed camera auditor's contract

    City to expand speed camera auditor's contract
    Baltimore is planning to expand its contract with an independent firm that monitored its latest attempt to install speed cameras throughout Baltimore and found numerous problems. On Wednesday, the city's Board of Estimates plans to pay $237,000 to URS...
  • Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit

    Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit
    City Councilman Brandon Scott wants the city to release an independent, taxpayer-funded audit of speed camera tickets issued by Baltimore's former contractor, saying the need for transparency should trump the contention by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's...
  • District moves forward on construction outsourcing deal

    The Broward school district has officially hired a private company to handle its construction-related projects, eight months after laying off more than half of its own workers. School Board members contracted URS Corporation on Wednesday for $1.75...
  • Secret audit found city speed cameras had high error rates

    Secret audit found city speed cameras had high error rates
    Baltimore's speed cameras likely charged motorists for thousands more erroneous tickets than previously disclosed, according to data from a secret audit conducted for the city last year and obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Consultant URS Corp. evaluated...
  • AAA calls on counties to audit speed camera programs

    AAA calls on counties to audit speed camera programs
    Driver advocacy group AAA Mid-Atlantic and some lawmakers urged local governments to conduct audits of their speed camera programs Thursday after learning that a secret audit last year of Baltimore's program documented far higher error rates than...
  • Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired

    Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired
    The head of nuclear safety for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons site at Hanford, Wash., was fired Tuesday after allegations she made over several years that the construction project was ignoring serious safety problems. Donna Busche, an...
  • Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms

    Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms
    Maryland speed camera programs came under intense scrutiny Tuesday in Annapolis and Baltimore, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue...
  • The surreal comedy of Baltimore's speed cameras [Letter]

    The surreal comedy of Baltimore's speed cameras [Letter]
    I really wish I was in the speed camera consulting business in Baltimore right now, as I could make a killing ("City takes step toward new speed camera program Feb. 5). Why is this whole speed camera debacle turning into such a surreal comedy? One...
  • Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents

    Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents
    A City Council committee investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program on Monday delivered a letter to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seeking 31 batches of documents involving nearly all aspects of the once-lucrative program....
  • Less-than-candid camera [Editorial]

    Less-than-candid camera  [Editorial]
    If you are like most of us living in the Baltimore area, you are probably sick of hearing about what a disgrace the city's speed camera program turned out to be — about the high error rate, about the slow response of city government to the problem...