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Traffic Cameras Generating Three-Quarters Of NYC Ticket Revenue

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.

07/16/2014

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Proposed Legislation Would Protect NJ Drivers From Out-Of-State Speed, Red Light Cameras

New Jersey drivers may no longer have to worry about out-of-state speed and red light cameras.

07/15/2014

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Cuomo OKs More Speed Cameras Near NYC, Long Island Schools

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.

06/25/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: An Inside Look At New York City’s Speed Camera Cars

The words “smile, you’re on candid camera” have taken on new meaning in the city’s crackdown on speeding motorists.

06/18/2014

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Nassau County Finance Board To Vote On Ending Wage Freeze

The state’s approval of speed cameras will help pay some of the $129 million price tag.

05/02/2014

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NY Legislature Approves 200 Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

The state Senate voted to authorize the cameras Wednesday, two days after the Assembly did.

04/30/2014

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State Assembly Advances Bill For More Speed Cameras In NYC, Long Island

The New York State Assembly voted Monday to authorize hundreds of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and Long Island.

04/28/2014

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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

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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

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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

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