January 10, 2020 

Here's the real problem with red light cameras

While politicians look for money and companies look for contracts, the story is the devices create a safer city. Chicago drivers know the truth.

MARILYN KATZ

MK Communications

Getty

Getty 

So the wisdom of the city, articulated by the new commissioner of transportation, is that the red light camera system is a good thing? For those who actually drive in Chicago, that's hard to believe, given how the system actually works—or doesn't.

Waiting in court to fight a parking ticket a few weeks ago, I listened as the judgment was rendered in the case of the man in front of me. His crime: failure to come to a full stop before turning right on a red light at 3 in the morning. The verdict: guilty, with a $100 fine.

To read more, go to : https://www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/heres-real-problem-red-light-cameras?utm_source=today-s-crain-s&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200110&utm_content=article15-headline