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.


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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.

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