First Set Of Red Light Camera Locations Selected
June 7, 2006 -- The first group
of ten red light cameras used to monitor red light running will
be installed at the following intersections:
Bay Area Blvd. @ El Camino
Real, Bellaire @ Fondren, Bellaire @ Wilcrest, Bingle @ Pinemont,
Elgin @ Milam, Hilcroft @ Harwin, Hillcroft @ Westpark, John F.
Kennedy @ Greens Rd. and Richmond @ Dunvale, Travis @ Webster.
Installation is scheduled to begin within the next 2 - 3 weeks.
These sites were selected based on the number of crashes that
occurred at the intersection and number of crashes that occurred
at the intersections where red light running was a contributing
It is anticipated that American Traffic Solutions
(ATS) will install and have these first ten cameras operational
by mid July 2006. The others will be placed in groups of 10 approximately
every 30-45 days. ATS is also creating a media public awareness
campaign designed to inform motorists and the general public about
the Red Light Camera system that will last 30 days. No citations
will be issued during this period.
The red light camera sites have been, and will
continue to be, determined from statistical analysis of crash
data by a committee consisting of representatives from the Houston
Galveston Area Council, Rice University, as well as the HPD Traffic
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information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at