| 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 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...
| 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.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The former CEO of Chicago's fired red light camera vendor, Redflex Traffic Systems Inc., pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges that she helped orchestrate a decadelong $2million bribery scheme to win and grow the largest automated traffic...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:08 AM
City Councilman James B. Kraft says he’s hired two investigators to help complete a City Council probe of Baltimore’s troubled speed camera system.
Two paralegals -– who are paid $32 and $26 per hour, respectively –- from the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Howard County police say their speed camera vendor has corrected a year's worth of inaccurate data the company submitted about the cameras there.
In a letter submitted to the County Council this week, Chief Gary Gardner reported that Xerox State &...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I am very confused about the city's motivation to resurrect the speed camera system ("Redflex lobbying Baltimore for speed camera contract," Aug. 21).
For a very long time now, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has repeated the mantra that the speed...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Traffic camera giant Redflex has been lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration and City Council to take over Baltimore's once-lucrative speed and red-light camera network — stressing that it should not be judged by an unfolding scandal in...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Chicago-based Public Communications Inc. has hired Pamela A. Oettel, 56, as chief financial/operations officer and a principal. Prior to joining PCI, Oettel was an operations leader at Xerox Corporation. Oettel received her M.B.A. from the University of...