City plans to install more red light camerasPosted: Updated:
A year into what was called an "experiment" with red-light running cameras, now Tucson Police want to double the number of cameras in the city. They say the systems have saved lives, and the driving public is responding to them.
TPD may change the word to make it more clear for drivers, but in the meantime, whether people like the cameras or not, they're here to stay. Police say the Photo Radar Van and Red-light running cameras generated nearly $3 million in revenue, but most of that money goes back to the state and to the company that operates the cameras. So Police say, at the end of the day, the program is self-sustaining.