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  • Trouble persisted during Baltimore speed camera tests, records show

    Trouble persisted during Baltimore speed camera tests, records show
    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...
  • 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.-...
  • Committee investigating speed camera audit to meet next week

    Committee investigating speed camera audit to meet next week
    A City Council committee investigating a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system will begin its work next week. The Judiciary Committee will meet at 11 a.m. next Tuesday to determine how to proceed, officials said. Committee Chairman James Kraft...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit

    Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit
    The City Council decided Monday to launch an investigation into the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system that found error rates much higher than officials have claimed publicly. "People in the city of Baltimore are losing faith in us as...
  • 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...
  • 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...