Los Angeles THREW AWAY all their RED-LIGHT cameras?

At one point, Los Angeles had over 100 cameras to catch red-light runners. Then the city tore ’em all out. Here’s why.


“Police look to cameras to catch traffic violators”
The Los Angeles Times, 13 Jun 2000, p.B4A

“Voices: A Green Light on Red-Light Cameras”
The Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep 2001, p.B21

“Red-Light Cameras Focus of Disputes”
The Los Angeles Times, 18 Jul 2001, p.G2

“Police green light system”
The Los Angeles Times, Claremont-Upland Voice, 9 Jan 2004, p.A3

“Exposing Ticket Camera Flaws”
The Los Angeles Times, 24 Jul 2002, p.B7

“Red-light cameras catch right turns and lots of revenue”
The Los Angeles Times, Valley Edition, 19 May 2008, p.A1

“Red-light camera receipts up”
The Los Angeles Times, 24 Dec 2009, p.A3

“Tickets from L.A. red-light cameras often go unpaid”
The Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep 2010, p.AA6

“L.A. City Council shuts down red-light cameras”
The Los Angeles Times, 28 Jul 2011. https://www.latimes.com/local/la-xpm-2011-jul-28-la-me-red-light-cameras-20110728-story.html

“Turn for red-light camera cases”
The Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar 2012, p.AA3

“Los Angeles turns off red light cameras”
CBS News, 28 Jul 2011. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwOsuGj1_Yk

“L.A. pulls plug on red-light camera program”
CBS News, 28 Jul 2011. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXzw3afLV3I

“Red Light Camera Use Decines After Outrage”
National Public Radio, 23 May 2016. https://www.npr.org/2016/05/23/479207945/red-light-camera-use-declines-after-public-outrage

Los Angeles City Council Meeting, 27 Jul 2011. https://lacity.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=129&clip_id=9415

Los Angeles Police Commission Meeting, 7 Jun 2011. https://lacity.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=136&clip_id=9220&meta_id=173461