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Columbus Looks to Expand Use of Red Light Cameras

12:00AM
December
7, 2010

After collecting more than $2 million over four years, Council looks to more than double the number of cameras at city intersections.

Columbus Crime Cameras Coming Soon

12:00AM
October
8, 2010

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced that five neighborhoods will soon be equipped with video surveillance.

Red Light Cameras Get Support

12:00AM
March
22, 2010

Supporters and Opponents of red-light cameras in Columbus voiced their concerns last night at a hearing on a proposal to expand the photo red light system.

Columbus Gives A Red Light To Speeding Cameras

12:00AM
February
19, 2010

Despite protests some cities have retrofitted their red light cameras to catch speeders. Dayton is considering the “upgrade”. WOSU reports on whether Columbus is likely to do the same.

Researchers, police split over red light cameras

12:00AM
March
20, 2008

Red light cameras have caused controversy in Columbus since they first arrived at some city intersections two years ago. Many drivers say the cameras are intrusive and unnecessary. Police insist they cut down on red-light running and accidents at problematic intersections. Researchers at the University of South Florida recently finished a study they say contradicts many police claims.

OhioTraffic Cameras Will Stay

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12:00AM
January 31, 2008

In a unanimous decision today, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the use of red-light cameras to ticket motorists does not violate the state’s constitution.

Ohio Supreme Court Considers Akron Traffic Cameras

12:00AM
September
18, 2007

Traffic cameras operate in Columbus and many other cities including Cleveland and Dayton.

Police praise red-light cameras while opponnents remain critical

12:00AM
March
28, 2006

The Columbus Police Department says cameras at two city intersections have already caught “well over a thousand” red light runners. Plans call for 13 city intersections to be red-light camera equipped before the end of spring. That could mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue for the city and millions of dollars for the Arizona-based company Redflex.

Columbus City Council to decide on red light cameras

12:00AM
October
17, 2005

The Columbus City Council is expected to make a decision tonight on whether cameras will be installed at 17 intersections around Columbus. If approved, motorists who run red lights will soon have to pay for it.

Columbus police consider using cameras to nab drivers who run red lights

12:00AM
May
17, 2004

The Columbus police department is considering using cameras to catch drivers who run red lights. If a driver runs a red light, cameras would snap a picture of the car and its license plate. The police department would send the driver a ticket.