| 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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:49 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....
| 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 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 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...
| 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...