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  • 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....
  • Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report

    Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report
    You've likely heard about the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera program, which found error rates much higher than city officials had acknowledged. Turns out that's only part of the story. Engineering firm URS Corp. also delivered to City Hall a...
  • Estimated cost of key bullet train segment rises $1 billion

    The estimated cost of building a key Central Valley segment of the California bullet train has increased by nearly $1 billion from the original estimate, based on figures in an environmental impact statement approved by the rail agency Wednesday. The...
  • L.A. engineering giant Aecom acquires major stadium builder

    Los Angeles architectural engineering firm Aecom Technology Corp. -- which has worked on sports stadiums for the Olympics, the World Cup and the NBA -- announced Tuesday that it had acquired Hunt Construction Group, a major stadium builder. The...
  • Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras

    Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras
    Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired a private company to oversee an overhaul of the city's speed and red light camera system — and audit tickets to ensure accuracy. The city's spending panel, the Board of Estimates, approved a six-month, $278,...
  • Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms

    Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms
    A task force studying Baltimore's troubled speed camera program will urge the city to increase oversight, change the way camera sites are selected and create a website containing maps and other information of interest to the public, according to draft...
  • Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]

    Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]
    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...
  • 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...