Red light cameras to write parking tickets?!?

Mike Brockway, publisher of, wrote an excellent piece for calling attention to the city looking into other ways red light cameras could generate revenue on law-breaking vehicles. He explains the city’s thinking and estimates its legitimacy. Meanwhile, Turi wonders how this technology can accurately represent the human element in ticket-writing, like how to possibly flirt with a camera to get out of a ticket.


A Redflex red light camera is placed at the corner of W. Cermak Road and S. Canal Street Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Chicago. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)


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