Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration announced the addition of two new speed cameras Friday, bringing the city’s total number to 33 cameras operating at 18 different parks and schools.
The new cameras are near Challenger Park in Lakeview and near Washington Park on the South Side.
The cameras will issue grace period warnings for the first 30 days, then will go dark for two weeks to ensure drivers receive all warnings before starting to issue tickets on Jan. 19.
Citywide, 15 cameras are issuing grace period warnings near Columbus, Portage, Warren, Horner, Humboldt, Gage, Challenger and Washington parks as well as Jones College Prep High School.
To date, 18 cameras across the city are issuing tickets. Vehicle owners are allowed one warning citywide from a camera issuing tickets before they will be hit with fines of $35 for driving 10 mph over the speed limit and $100 for going 11 mph or more over the limit.
Locations with speed cameras issuing tickets are Gompers, McKinley, Garfield, Marquette, Washington, Douglas, Legion, Abbott and Humboldt parks as well as the Major Taylor Bike Trail.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun