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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Speed camera questions [Editorial]

    Speed camera questions  [Editorial]
    Baltimore's City Council is taking the right step by launching an investigation into a secret audit of the city's speed camera system. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's statements on what the audit signified, how seriously it should be taken and what was...
  • 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...
  • Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'

    Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'
    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...
  • Why rehire the unqualified? [Letter]

    Why rehire the unqualified? [Letter]
    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs

    URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs
    An engineering, construction and technical services firm notified the state that it might lay off 31 employees next month, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Wednesday. California-based URS Corp. said possible layoffs could...
  • 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...