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  • Initiative would send red-light camera money to state fund

    If Spokane city officials are really putting up photo-red cameras to improve safety, they’ll leave them up if the revenue they generate goes away, initiative writer Tim Eyman said Thursday. …


  • Spokane council approves photo-red

    Running a red light soon could cost drivers $124, even if a police officer doesn’t witness the violation. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved a contract with American Traffic …


  • Doug Clark: Smile: You’re on tattletale camera

    On Monday, the City Council will take an important vote on whether to turn Spokane into Spy Land. This would happen by paying an Arizona company to operate sneaky intersection …


  • Council to vote on red-light cameras

    In the name of traffic safety, Spokane is about to join the growing number of U.S. cities enjoying cash windfalls from catching red-light runners with sophisticated intersection cameras. Council members …


  • Group to inspect red-light camera system

    Spokane representatives involved in selecting a company to run cameras that catch red-light runners will travel to Baltimore soon to inspect and inquire about how that city’s operation is working.


  • Industry pushed Photo Red

    Among those lobbying Spokane City Council members to begin using cameras to catch red-light violators was an advocacy group financed by two companies vying for the contract to operate the …


  • City Council approves cameras at stoplights

    Catching red light violators just got a lot easier in the city of Spokane. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved rule changes allowing the city to place cameras at …


  • Our View: Proceed with caution

    The city of Spokane has wisely tapped the brakes before entering the brave new world (for us) of catching red-light-running drivers with cameras. Questions about the practice and the preferred …


  • Panel to take another look at red-light cameras

    A Spokane committee will take another look at companies that want to provide photo equipment that catches red-light runners after reports that its top recommendation faces allegations of problems in …


  • Camera firm’s history murky

    The company picked by a Spokane committee to operate cameras that would catch red-light violators is facing bribery allegations in Canada and has faced other scandals in the United States. …


  • Studies fault photo red for rear-end crashes

    Installing cameras at intersections to catch red-light violators may increase safety, but it doesn’t necessarily reduce the number of collisions, according to federal and state studies. Spokane leaders are considering …


  • Pia K. Hansen: Photo Red just the ticket for Spokane scofflaws

    All right people, it’s about time we get a grip on the red-light-running habit we have going on in this town. Think about it: When was the last time someone …


  • Red-light cameras wait for green light

    Driving along Division Street could be safer, and more expensive for some, if the city proceeds with plans to install red-light cameras at intersections to catch traffic violators. Spokane is …


  • ‘Photo red’ cameras would target red-light runners

    Cameras would be set up at busy Spokane intersections to photograph red-light runners under a plan given the green light Monday by the public safety committee of the Spokane City …

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