It's All About The Money!
A huge Chicago Tribune investigation into the city's red-light camera program has taken another astonishing turn.
Redflex Holdings Ltd, the parent company of Chicago's ex-red-light camera vendor, acknowledged last week the entire camera program was "likely built on a $2 million bribery scheme," the Tribune reports. March 4, 2013
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Chicago is a MAJOR operator of predatory ticket cameras for the sole purpose of collecting revenue that comes almost entirely from safe drivers. Chicago uses deliberately improper traffic light timing and under-posted speed limits so that thousands of very safe drivers who are not causing traffic hazards for anyone will get tickets for the "crime" of safely operating their vehicles.
Chicago officials have Seventy million reasons to use red light cameras and are seeking millions more reasons to use speed cameras. James Walker Quote
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Media Highlights: Citizens to Abolish Red Light Cameras
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2014
Contact: Courtney Scott
DEMONSTRATION TO ABOLISH RED AND SPEED LIGHT CAMERAS
----[Chicago, Illinois] Citizens to Abolish Red-Light Cameras (C.A.R.L.C.) is inviting all concerned citizens of Chicago to a mass demonstration at 732 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL. 60651 to protest red and speed light cameras. The group is calling for the immediate removal of all red and speed light cameras throughout the city of Chicago. C.A.R.L.C. feel that the city’s red and speed light camera program is a violation of its citizen’s constitutional rights and is designed solely to increase the city’s financial coffers. C.A.R.L.C. is a group of Illinois citizens comprised of volunteers who are committed to the removal of red and speed light cameras throughout all communities in Chicago.
WHAT: Citizens to Abolish Red Light Cameras
WHEN: Saturday April 05, 2014 at 11:00 am/CST
WHERE: 732 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL. 60651