Aldermen introduced ordinance to remove red-light, speed cameras

Aldermen introduced ordinance to remove red-light, speed cameras

Red-Light, Speed Cameras Not Going Away Yet

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20150318/downtown/red-light-speed-cameras-would-be-gone-by-2018-under-aldermens-plan

CITY HALL — A group of aldermen failed to force a vote at Wednesday’s City Council meeting on a plan to eliminate both red-light and speed cameras by 2018.

The ordinance, introduced by Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th) in early October, has been languishing in the council’s Committee on Transportation and the Public Way since then.

Ald. John Arena (45th) tried to raise the matter directly in Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Citing public “mistrust,” he said the move to “phase out red-light and …

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