Posts Tagged ‘cameras’
New Jersey’s Red-Light Camera Program Under Fire

New Jersey’s Red-Light Camera Program Under Fire

Data released by the New Jersey Department of Transportation this week suggest that traffic accidents and deaths have increased in intersections where red light cameras have been installed. Because of this, state Sen. Mike Doherty has called for an end to the Garden State’s red light pilot program. The number of crashes at the specific intersection of the program...

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DAILY GRINDER: Philly Police Face Cameras Offer Cyborg-Like Advantage

DAILY GRINDER: Philly Police Face Cameras Offer Cyborg-Like Advantage

Horses? Check. Cameras? Check. Invincibility? Soon. Philadelphia police are going to begin testing tiny cameras attached to their glasses, hat or collar. Police Chief Ramsey says a police force the size of Philadelphia’s might be hard to equip, if they want to move forward with the idea, but that “if there is a complaint that occurs at a later time you do...

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Philly Red Light Cameras Extended in Harrisburg

With all the talk in the Capitol of things like redistricting, liquor, impact fees, Voter ID, abortion and school vouchers as of late, this sort of skipped under the radar: Gov. Tom Corbett is singing a bill that’ll extend Philadelphia’s red light camera program for another six months. Debate, it’s said, was a little heated between the “This gives results”...

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DAILY GRINDER: New Red-Light Cameras Debut Tonight

Philly loves cameras. And not really the “liberal arts degree” kind. More, let’s say, surveillance-y. Like red-light cameras. They’re all over the city. New cameras will be activated at Broad and Vine Streets at midnight, tonight. Those traveling through red lights will receive warnings until December 2, when they’ll start getting $100...

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Ackerman Talks Budget, Cameras at Philly Schools

Superintendent Arlene Ackerman told City Council on Monday that South Philadelphia High School has installed “one million dollars’ worth of cameras,” in every classroom and hallway. “I was trying not to talk about that,” Ackerman told the Council after her admission, which she was pressured to talk about after whispers by her budget chief Mike...

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