Baltimore City Council member Rochelle "Rikki" Spector is calling on the Rawlings-Blake administration to use revenue from the planned revival of the city's speed and red light camera system for school crossing guards.
"The cameras are supposed to be for safety around schools," Spector said. "What could be a better use of the funds?"
Spector, the longest-serving member of the council who is retiring this year, introduced a resolution Monday, calling for a hearing about her proposal.
"Crossing guards are our children's first -- and often only -- line of defense against the dangers they may encounter moving between the safer...