Fines start Tuesday for new Marion traffic cameras

Fines start Tuesday for speeders and red-light runners at two intersections A speed camera sits Aug. 19 at the intersection near Highways 13 and 151 in Marion. A 30-day warning period for violators ended Monday and fines for speeders and red-light runners begin Tuesday. (Savannah Blake/The Gazette) MARION — A 30-day warning period for new … Read more

Automatic speed cameras for Oakland, other traffic safety measures, on Gov. Newsom’s desk

California lawmakers have approved several bills that could make roads safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists in Oakland. The year’s legislative session concluded Thursday with bills that address speeding enforcement, visibility at intersections, and a law that permits the use of bikes on sidewalks.  The bills aren’t guaranteed to become law; they still need Governor … Read more

New Traffic Cameras and Enforcement Descend on Portland, with Fines

Maybe you’ve cruised a little too fast down NE Marine Drive near Salty’s, or on the Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway when headed toward Tito’s Taquitos. And maybe you were caught by “the flash”—you know, that uh-oh feeling of triggering a traffic enforcement camera. Maybe you’ve thought, “How can I get out of this?” And … Read more

Traffic cameras back on agenda for Chico City Council

Missing and broken benches, along with graffiti and weeds, show Bidwell Bowl’s degradation on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, in Chico, California. (Evan Tuchinsky/Enterprise-Record) CHICO — For the past few months, the City of Chico has explored installing red-light cameras at major intersections to slow speeders and reduce accidents. It’s ironic, then, that the City Council … Read more

Seattle’s Increasing Use of Traffic Cameras Raises Debate Over Long-Term Solutions for Pedestrian Safety | South Seattle Emerald

by Lauryn Bray As Seattle leans more heavily on traffic enforcement cameras to prevent collisions, some critics say their increasing use distracts from the need for infrastructural changes to regulate how traffic flows on major streets through the city. With the City Council election in November, issues around public safety are once again coming to … Read more