School zone speed cameras are back in operation in Nassau County after a the program’s initial roll out in July led to the dismissal of thousands of tickets.
New York City is installing more speed cameras near schools as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan.
Nassau County is forgiving $4.2 million in speed camera fines issued in the last month.
The pilot speed-camera program is generating a lot of complaints from motorists, who say they had no idea school speed zones are in effect in the summer.
The city’s Independent Budget Office says cameras generated $41 million in fines in the last fiscal year, compared to $14 million from tickets written by real-life cops.
New Jersey drivers may no longer have to worry about out-of-state speed and red light cameras.
More than 200 new speed cameras are authorized for school zones in New York City and Long Island under legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The words “smile, you’re on candid camera” have taken on new meaning in the city’s crackdown on speeding motorists.
The state’s approval of speed cameras will help pay some of the $129 million price tag.
The state Senate voted to authorize the cameras Wednesday, two days after the Assembly did.
The New York State Assembly voted Monday to authorize hundreds of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and 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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants speed monitoring cameras installed in school zones on Long Island.
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.
Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.