| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia promised to remove the city's controversial red light cameras on his first day in office, casting the automated ticketing program as a “rip-off” effort from Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday appeared open to the idea of adding countdown timers to let drivers know how much time is left on green lights at intersections controlled by red light cameras.
The topic came up in response to a question about what the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:27 PM
City officials would have to hold community meetings and provide evidence that red light ticket cameras would make specific intersections safer before they could install the devices going forward under a plan that also would establish standard lengths for...
| Oct 12, 2014
Confronted with questions about a flurry of red light camera tickets stamped with yellow times below the 3-second minimum, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration said the fluctuation of hundredths of a second was normal — imperceptible to anyone behind...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Managers from Baltimore's former speed camera vendor Xerox State & Local Solutions defended their actions Wednesday before a City Council committee investigating what went wrong with the city's system, which has been shut down for more than a year after...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Baltimore's inspector general has accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's former chief of staff of inappropriately attempting to steer a lucrative speed camera contract to one of three firms bidding for the deal.
In a report released Thursday, Inspector...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Lobbyist Sean Malone objected Friday to a Baltimore inspector general's report that alleged a former top mayoral aide attempted to steer a lucrative speed camera contract to a firm represented by Malone.
Inspector General Robert H. Pearre Jr. has...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore's once-extensive speed camera program failed in part because the city didn't have enough staff to monitor the rush of tickets generated, three officials testified before a City Council investigative committee Monday.
Deputy Mayor Khalil Zaied,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration will not refund $7.7 million in red light camera tickets it collected after quietly lowering the yellow light standard, the city's transportation chief said Tuesday.
The mayor told the Tribune earlier this month...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he's not ruling out refunds on 77,000 tickets drivers got after his administration quietly lowered the city's three-second yellow light standard earlier this year.
In his first comments on the latest controversy...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The Emanuel administration quietly issued a new, shorter yellow light standard this spring that generated 77,000 red light camera tickets that would not have been allowed before the rule change, the city inspector general announced Friday.