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Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.

03/31/2014

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Speed Cameras Near Long Island Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants speed monitoring cameras installed in school zones on Long Island.

02/22/2014

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Suffolk County Exec Wants Speed Cameras Near School Zones

County Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.

02/12/2014

New York City School Bus (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of School

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.

09/09/2013

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City To Install 20 Speed Cameras Near Schools

The first round of cameras will be installed near schools where it’s been documented that at least 75 percent of drivers broke the speed limit, the city announced.

06/25/2013

FILE - A speed camera (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Speed Cameras Could Soon Be Coming Near New York City Schools

New York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.

06/22/2013

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC Schools

Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.

06/14/2013

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Bloomberg Blasts ‘Reckless,’ ‘Negligent’ Lawmakers For Blocking Speed Camera Bill

Bloomberg also blasted the state legislature for tacking on a surcharge to New York City speeding tickets and taking the revenue but failing to vote for speed cameras.

03/27/2013

Traffic in New York City - Jan. 23, 2013 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Sees Increase In Traffic-Related Deaths

Officials said 274 people died in traffic-related deaths in 2012, up from 245 a year earlier and the most since 2008.

03/19/2013

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Police Union: We Don’t Want Speed Cameras In New York City

The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association does not want speed cameras set up in the city.

03/16/2013

FILE - A speed camera (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Calling On Albany To Allow Speed Cameras In NYC

The cameras would not photograph drivers, but would capture license plate numbers. Fines would range between $25 and $100 and insurance companies would not be notified of violations.

03/13/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses reporters - June 20, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Comes Out In Support Of Speed Cameras

“If we can find a ways to enforce the laws that were duly enacted by our Legislature without spending money on more personnel, why would we not want to do that?” Bloomberg told reporters.

06/21/2012

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NYC Speed Cameras Could Debut Soon; Drivers Say Plan Aims To ‘Milk’ Them For Revenue

Under the proposal, if you go more than 10 miles over the 30 mph speed limit, the fine would be $50. If drivers go more than 30 mph over, the fine doubles to $100.

06/19/2012

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Speed Cameras To Join Red-Light Cameras On New York City Streets?

Instead of “the check is in the mail,” city drivers could soon find “the ticket is in the mail” if they step on the gas pedal too hard.

10/19/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Governor's Room at City Hall - New York, NY (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Wants Red-Light Cameras On Every NYC Corner; Threatens Lawmakers That Don’t

There’s a new war between Michael Bloomberg and state lawmakers over more red-light cameras on New York City streets. The mayor wants to “out” every lawmaker who won’t green light city plans for more of those “eye in the sky” ticket givers.

08/22/2011

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