Yellow lights tell different story than city said

Yellow lights tell different story than city said
Yellow lights tell different story than city said

Yellow lights tell different story than city said

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Chicago’s red light cameras are under increased scrutiny. A Chicago Tribune investigation found glitchy cameras may have issued thousands of tickets in error. It also found many yellow lights are shorter than the city says. Well, we’ve been looking into yellow lights, too — and found something else. Traffic experts say Chicago ignores industry best practices with how it times them. WBEZ’s Odette Yousef looked at whether that’s leading to more tickets —and putting drivers at risk. She shares what she found and takes your questions. Photo: Flickr/Horia Varlan