Tag: speed camera

The Silver Lining to Baltimore’s Speed Camera Fiasco



I don’t mean to be dramatic, but “fiasco” does seem to be the right word for what happened with Baltimore’s speed cameras. They were meant to be an easy way for the city to regulate drivers (and earn a little extra money via fees), but instead they were often very wrong and very expensive. But there actually might be a silver lining to all this.

Baltimore Sun Article Prompts City Councilman to Put Speed Cameras on Trial


The 83 speed cameras that surveil Baltimore city motorists and give out $40 tickets like candy are getting some push back from the City Council after an investigative piece in the Sun revealed that the cameras are often inaccurate, and citations are often unfairly processed.