| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Maryland Senate on Monday overwhelmingly passed a weakened speed camera reform bill that would bar local governments from paying vendors based on the volume of citations but wouldn't ensure motorists had enough information to fact-check their...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The state Senate could vote as soon as Tuesday to bar the state and local governments from paying speed camera contractors based on ticket volume and to require that all automated speeding tickets issued in Maryland give drivers enough information to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Baltimore's new speed camera company says it took in $18 million in revenue last year — a nearly 10 percent increase from 2011 — but still lost money, thanks in part to a rocky start in the city.
In a statement to investors, Brekford Corp. of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each citation issued — a ruling that could help others challenge their citations in court.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:59 AM
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,...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
If you're in a business that seeks to influence government policies in Baltimore, chances are you've hired the lobbying firm of Harris Jones & Malone.
Various companies have on file with the city ethics board a total of 56 forms stating that they are...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions Inc. was selected as the preferred bidder for an automated camera system to tag speeders near public schools and parks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration said today.
City procurement officials notified ATS in...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Baltimore transportation officials have set high expectations for the city's new speed cameras, telling state lawmakers the devices won't be susceptible to errors that plagued the system over the past three years.
"We won't have this problem moving...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Members of Baltimore's legislative delegation in Annapolis chastised city transportation officials Friday for problems with the city's lucrative network of speed cameras.
Del. Brian McHale called it "unjust" that the city won't try to identify, and...