© Ban The Cams!
Automatic license plate readers will not be installed in the City of Ypsilanti. This is after the Ypsilanti City Council voted to ban them at last night's meeting.
The Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Comittee approved a bill to prohibit municipalities from installing red-light cameras to issue traffic citations in the state.
The senate bill would ban the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems for issuing tickets and infractions.
An ordinance to allow the Michigan City Police Department to purchase license plate reader technology, including facial recognition capability, was killed Tuesday after several concerned citizens spoke against it during a public hearing.
Two U.S. Senators are calling for an investigation into the company that manages the electronic tolling system in Florida and Michigan.