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.
The school zone speed cameras that Chicago is talking about are not in yet, but a picture of Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in, and it looks like old-style insider Chicago politics.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel insisted Tuesday that one of his big supporters is not a shoo-in to make money from the speed camera enforcement program he’s planning, and will have to bid for the contract like any other company that wants it.
City Hall has said it would activate fewer than 100 speed cameras around schools and parks to keep environments safe for kids. But one alderman fears that number could be larger — a lot larger.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks might have run into a minor roadblock.
A motoring gadfly is challenging arguments that a blanket of speed enforcement cameras will improve safety for Chicago schoolchildren.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has praise for Mayor Emanuel in his relentless pursuit of speed cameras in school zones, a plan that Gov. Quinn has resisted.
A day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel urged him to sign legislation allowing cameras to catch speeders near Chicago schools, Gov. Pat Quinn said he would act soon, but hinted he might have some changes in mind.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would allow the city to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
It was a “split decision” in the state capitol for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during the General Assembly’s veto session.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is learning a lesson in power politics from the Illinois General Assembly – that he cannot always get what he wants. Not everything, anyway.
State lawmakers have approved legislation to allow the city of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making a big push for final state House passage of a law that will allow the City of Chicago to use some of its red light cameras to catch speeders as well.