| 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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Chicago's red light camera scandal deepened Wednesday with the federal indictment of a former Redflex Traffic Systems CEO on charges she and a top City Hall manager conspired to rig the camera business for a decade.
Karen Finley, one of several...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Are Howard County's speed limits too low or too high? That's one question some county officials hoped to answer when they reviewed a report of speed camera data from their vendor, Xerox State & Local Solutions.
Traffic engineers have attempted for...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Congratulations to Howard County for trying to figure out sensible speed limits ("Are Howard County's speed limits too low?" Aug. 5).
While it's a shame that the company contracted to study the issue messed up, similar studies should be required...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Two months after Baltimore stopped issuing tickets from its speed and red light cameras, city officials said Thursday they still don't know when the automated enforcement program will resume.
"We want to be able to re-establish the public trust in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's close friend Lisa Harris Jones and her husband, Sean Malone, made almost $150,000 last year lobbying the city on behalf of business clients, according to reports filed with Baltimore's ethics board.
The forms show...
| Apr 9, 2013
Legislation that would have placed stricter limits on where local governments could put speed cameras and required them to appoint ombudsmen to hear complaints died in the General Assembly Monday night.
The legislation would have strengthened language...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The city's Board of Estimates on Wednesday formally approved an overhaul of the city's speed cameras and the replacement of a police-towing company accused of overcharging customers.
The panel voted 4-1 to approve a $2.2 million payment to Brekford...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Baltimore officials announced Tuesday that they have suspended the city's troubled speed camera program amid fresh reports of erroneous tickets, this time involving a new multimillion-dollar camera network.
The Baltimore Sun found that a recently...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Baltimore's speed cameras are off-line for the second time this year after officials found faults with some of the tickets issued by the city's new camera system vendor. Officials say they will void or refund nearly 600 erroneous tickets. We would be...