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  • Speed camera questions [Editorial]

    Speed camera questions  [Editorial]
    Baltimore's City Council is taking the right step by launching an investigation into a secret audit of the city's speed camera system. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's statements on what the audit signified, how seriously it should be taken and what was...
  • Committee investigating speed camera audit to meet next week

    Committee investigating speed camera audit to meet next week
    A City Council committee investigating a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system will begin its work next week. The Judiciary Committee will meet at 11 a.m. next Tuesday to determine how to proceed, officials said. Committee Chairman James Kraft...
  • Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'

    Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake offered a new explanation Wednesday for why her administration never acted on the results of an audit that found a high error rate for city speed camera tickets: The national engineering firm the city hired was "not...
  • Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]

    Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]
    Something is rotten in Baltimore, and it isn't the fall leaves. From the beginning of the city's speed camera program, there has always been something rather shady about how it has been operated and implemented. From the closed door meetings between...
  • Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'

    Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'
    Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.  The Anne Arundel Co.-...
  • Trouble persisted during Baltimore speed camera tests, records show

    Trouble persisted during Baltimore speed camera tests, records show
    Defective radar. Wrong citation numbers. Error rates as high as 30 percent. Such problems persisted during months of testing aimed at fixing and restarting Baltimore's speed and red-light camera system, newly released documents show. Test results and...
  • URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs

    URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs
    An engineering, construction and technical services firm notified the state that it might lay off 31 employees next month, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Wednesday. California-based URS Corp. said possible layoffs could...
  • First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers

    First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers
    The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young

    Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young
    Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013 Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
  • Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms

    Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms
    A task force studying Baltimore's troubled speed camera program will urge the city to increase oversight, change the way camera sites are selected and create a website containing maps and other information of interest to the public, according to draft...
  • Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras

    Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras
    Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired a private company to oversee an overhaul of the city's speed and red light camera system — and audit tickets to ensure accuracy. The city's spending panel, the Board of Estimates, approved a six-month, $278,...
  • It takes a Village Co-op to to run tots' Trike-A-Thon

    It takes a Village Co-op to to run tots' Trike-A-Thon
    If you happened to pass Loch Raven Recreation Center on Glen Keith Boulevard on Oct. 9, you might have noticed bikers out in mass numbers. No, not motorcyclists — preschoolers participating in the Village Co-op for Tots' Trike-A-Thon, a...