Traffic camera cash rolls in for New Orleans while booting, short-term rental revenue drops

“A more lenient policy toward parking scofflaws and a partial moratorium on short-term rental licenses are expected to mean millions of dollars less for New Orleans’ city coffers this year, officials said Wednesday.” “On the other hand, revenue from traffic cameras is on the rise. Taken together, those trends may complicate Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s pledge to pare back or even eliminate the unpopular camera program.” Read the full article at theadvocate. ...

Youngstown to keep speed cameras, other communities wait for legal opinion

The Ohio Department of Transportation sent letters to Youngstown, Howland, Hubbard, Liberty, Girard, and Weathersfield on July 17 ordering the communities to take down their speed-camera enforcement signs and any mounted cameras. Youngstown City Law Director Jeff Limbian spent time Tuesday looking into the matter. […] He says city officers will continue to ticket drivers using the handheld speed-cameras on state routes and interstates like I-680. Read the full article / Watch the video at WFMJ. ...