| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Speed cameras have tagged Benjamin Parker's pickup truck 41 times in the Baltimore area over the past three years, records show — enough to have his license suspended 10 times over if those citations had been handed out by a police officer and not a...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:49 PM
On Thursday night, all but a single lane of the Jones Falls Expressway near the 29th Street exit will be closed, signaling the start of a $2 million project to replace crushed drainage pipes and to shore up the soil that supports the crucial...
| May 13, 2012
| 2:11 PM
On an unseasonably warm Saturday nearly four months ago, workers removed six bolts on a manhole cover in the median of the Jones Falls Expressway and lowered an engineer into a dark space about the width of a phone booth.
He emerged four hours later with...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The closure of Light Street didn't heavily disrupt the flow of baseball fans to Camden Yards on Tuesday night for the Orioles' first home game since a burst water main shut the street section last week, fans and officials said.
Whether that will remain...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Baltimore transportation officials have set high expectations for the city's new speed cameras, telling state lawmakers the devices won't be susceptible to errors that plagued the system over the past three years.
"We won't have this problem moving...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Baltimore police officials said Thursday the department is doubling to 25 the number of officers available to review speed camera tickets — one of several moves intended to help prevent the issuance of erroneous citations, which has cast a cloud...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Members of Baltimore's legislative delegation in Annapolis chastised city transportation officials Friday for problems with the city's lucrative network of speed cameras.
Del. Brian McHale called it "unjust" that the city won't try to identify, and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:59 PM
City officials said Friday that they no longer have complete confidence in the accuracy of their speed cameras' radar systems and have instituted a new "reasonableness" test on two cameras known to have issued erroneous tickets.
"We now know we can't...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
In a recent story about new speed camera tests, Frank Murphy, Baltimore's deputy transportation director for operations, addressed the camera network's error rate by stating "I'm not really concerned what the error rate is, we just want to reduce it" ("...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Federal Hill resident Sean O'Connor wants to fact-check the automated speed camera ticket that he got in Baltimore County. But he can't.
"It is not precise enough," said O'Connor, 27, who got the ticket in September alleging he was traveling 47 mph on...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:46 AM
The tractor-trailer hit 70 mph as it passed the Poly-Western high school campus on Cold Spring Lane, barreling down a turn lane at twice the legal speed limit. Or so the $40 citation claimed. Just before Falls Road, a pole-mounted speed camera clocked the...