CHICAGO (CBS) — 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.READ MORE: MISSING: Deanna Sirikul, 13, Last Seen In Woodlawn
The city says it will set the speed cameras to spew out nothing but warnings for 30 days. After that, the fines kick in.
The first ticket is a warning. After that, the fine will be $35 for those going between 6 and 10 over the limit, $100 for those going faster.READ MORE: State Reps LaShawn Ford And Fran Hurley To Host Crime Summit at University Of Illinois At Chicago
The first four cameras will be installed near Garfield, Gompers, Washington, and Marquette parks.
Within weeks, speed cameras will appear near Humboldt, Douglas, McKinley, Legion, and Abbott parks; and outside of Curie High School, Jones College Prep, and the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.MORE NEWS: Multiple Juveniles Arrested During Large Gathering, Fights Near Millennium Park
Each placement was supposedly picked based on traffic, speeding, and crash statistics.