| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake offered a new explanation Wednesday for why her administration never acted on the results of an audit that found a high error rate for city speed camera tickets: The national engineering firm the city hired was "not...
| Feb 1, 2014
Regarding the URS Corp.'s red light and speed camera audit and their subsequent rehiring, "somebody's got some 'splaining to do" ("Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified,'" Jan. 29).
Myra Queen, Baltimore -
To respond to this letter,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Defective radar. Wrong citation numbers. Error rates as high as 30 percent.
Such problems persisted during months of testing aimed at fixing and restarting Baltimore's speed and red-light camera system, newly released documents show. Test results and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
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.-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Something is rotten in Baltimore, and it isn't the fall leaves.
From the beginning of the city's speed camera program, there has always been something rather shady about how it has been operated and implemented.
From the closed door meetings between...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:44 PM
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...