The city faces criticism for issuing red light camera tickets at intersections where yellow lights fall slightly short of the city’s 3-second policy. And many traffic engineers say the lights should be even longer.
Dan Monaghan walks, bikes, and drives in Chicago, and one thing irks him: dangerous taxis on the road. He wrote in to ask how often cab drivers get cited for bad driving, and we set out on a long, complicated journey to find an answer.
Some Chicago aldermen remain skeptical of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to put speed cameras around schools and parks. The ordinance introduced at Wednesday's City Council meeting would allow cameras to catch speeders within an eighth of mile of schools and parks.North Side Ald.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is lobbying hard for a bill that would allow the city to use red light cameras to catch speeders near school zones and parks.The measure quickly passed the Senate two weeks ago, but some representatives say it could face stiffer opposition in the House, which is expected t
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A leading civil rights group wants Chicago to stop expanding its network of thousands of cameras covering the city due to privacy issues, First Amendment concerns and a lack of regulation, according to a report released Tuesday.The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois called for a full review
A new Illinois law will bring more scrutiny to controversial red light camera programs. More cities have begun using the cameras at intersections.While supporters tout increased safety, others see a Big Brother approach to law enforcement.