Skip to comments.Petition drives opening to ban traffic cameras in Cleveland, Garfield Heights
Posted on 04/09/2010 7:45:50 AM PDT by relictele
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Two local groups say a Cincinnati-based political action committee is assisting the petition drives they are launching Friday to ban traffic cameras in Cleveland and Garfield Heights.
The Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes (COAST) helped write the petition language for proposed charter amendments to end camera use in those cities and pledged legal help for the campaigns, said former Garfield Heights council president Frank Wagner, who is leading the drive in his city.
"COAST has a track record of completion and wins on this issue," said Maryanne Petranek of Cleveland and the group Cuyahoga County for Liberty.
(Excerpt) Read more at blog.cleveland.com ...
Ticketing authorities are quick to trot out the 'It's about SAAAAFETY' line but the real squealing starts when revenue streams are threatened.
I’ve lived in both of those towns.
Trust me. It’s about the money.
“Ticketing authorities are quick to trot out the ‘It’s about SAAAAFETY’ line but the real squealing starts when revenue streams are threatened.”
And not to mention, the intent of a ticket is to correct bad behavior, whether intentional or accidental. Now, if you have these cameras issuing tickets, you could easily pile up a few, or more, before you get the tickets.
There’s nothing good about traffic cameras. They should be illegal.
$466 for going less than one second into a red light in San Francisco.
Well, yes there is.
They expose corruption and tyranny in your local community officials, and locally you have the most influence on their careers.