A group trying to do away with red light and speed cameras says it’s about halfway to its goal of collecting 100,000 signatures from voters, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein — best known for spearheading the mayor’s effort to make the city more bike friendly, and for bringing speed cameras to city streets — is stepping down to return to the private sector.
Speed cameras are the city’s latest attack on your pocketbook. They say it’s for safety but it will also generate piles of cash. But drivers are finding ways to avoid paying the fines.
Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.
The city’s nine speed-sensing cameras have captured more than 200,000 violations in the first 40 days of the program, the city said Friday.
Newly introduced speed cameras may be the answer for Chicago city officials who struggling to plug a projected $300 million hole in the next budget. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Illinois State Troopers will be using a mobile speed camera van on I-57 on Tuesday to enforce work zone speed limits.
The city on Friday announced the 50 zones around parks and schools which will be equipped with automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras this year, part of the Children’s Safety Zone Program to increase safety, reduce speeding and fund critical safety programs.
Monday is the first day for Chicago’s speed cameras to go into action – and begin issuing warning tickets to drivers.
Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.
The City Of Chicago started testing it’s new speed camera equipment on Monday. The testing will continue to Jan. 3 and the city says it is simply “evaluating the equipment.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that his move to block a new contract for the operator of Chicago’s red light camera program shows the city has “zero tolerance” for ethical violations.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel might have to slow down his plan to install speed cameras in school zones.
Chicago’s program to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks is not generating widespread support, according to a just-released poll.
If you followed the street protests of the past several days, you probably noticed there were a lot of axes to grind.
Leadfoots look out, speed cameras are coming to Chicago this summer.
A group that advocates for bicyclists and pedestrians is offering evidence that it says bolsters Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s case for speed cameras in Chicago school zones.
The Chicago City Council is expected to vote this week on the mayor’s controversial plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
For the second time in as many days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has softened his stance on a controversial issue.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel drastically scaled back his plan for installing speed cameras on Chicago streets as he presented it to the City Council Wednesday.