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Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 10:30 AM
By Chuck Thies

District Traffic Fines Go Down, Deaths Go Up

District Traffic Fines Go Down, Deaths Go Up

In D.C., traffic deaths have doubled in 2013. Was lowering fines a mistake? Read »

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 at 5:06 PM

D.C. Considers Lower Traffic Camera Fines

The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would lower some traffic camera fine Read »

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 11:10 PM
By Tom Sherwood

Stop Sign Cameras in D.C.'s Future?

The D.C. task force considering lowering traffic camera fines is also considering traffic cameras for more offenses. Read »

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:59 PM
By Tom Sherwood

D.C. Hearing on Traffic Camera Fines

A D.C. Council member thinks the city's traffic camera fines are too steep. Read »

Friday, Jun 8, 2012 at 7:05 PM
By Perry Stein

PM Read: Traffic Cams Bring DC Big Bucks

PM Read: Traffic Cams Bring DC Big Bucks

Speed and red-light cameras in D.C. brought in a record amount of money last year and are expected to bring in even more this year. Read »

Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 8:55 PM
By Tom Sherwood

Gray Wants Red-Light Cams to Catch Speeders

If Mayor Vincent Gray gets his way, those red-light cameras also will catch intersection speeders. Read »

Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 8:55 PM
By Matthew Stabley

More Traffic Cam Enforcement in Gray's Budget

As one way to help avoid increasing taxes -- and improve traffic safety -- D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is proposing more traffic camera enforcement. Read »

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