Goodbye, School Zone Speed Cameras

Source: Paul Larocco & Laura Figueroa, Newsday The Nassau County Legislature last night repealed the county’s controversial speed camera program, as it resisted a late push by the camera vendor to merely suspend it. County Executive Edward Mangano said last night he will sign the repeal bill and cameras will be off effective Tuesday. TicketsContinue reading “Goodbye, School Zone Speed Cameras”

Bye-Bye, Speed Cameras?

Source: Long Island Herald Nassau County lawmakers will propose legislation calling for the removal of school speed zone cameras, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves said, days after County Executive Ed Mangano drastically shortened the hours in which the cameras are in effect. The cameras, which first went into operation in speed zones outside certain schools beginningContinue reading “Bye-Bye, Speed Cameras?”

Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation

  [Via Newsday] Nassau County’s Traffic and Parking Violations Agency no longer will disclose when new speed cameras come online or how many devices are operating at any given time, and instead has issued a list of 77 school zones where the cameras potentially can operate. Since the program began Sept. 2, Nassau has providedContinue reading “Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation”

Rip up your tickets: $2.4 million in speed violations will be refunded back to residents

  [Via Newsday] Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano has dismissed $2.4 million in speed camera tickets issued over the past month, amid outrage from Nassau residents who received thousands of tickets from cameras at six school locations. Mangano said cameras at five locations malfunctioned, spitting out tickets on days when school was not in session.Continue reading “Rip up your tickets: $2.4 million in speed violations will be refunded back to residents”

Flash: Speed camera spotted on Dutch Broadway

Elmont residents have become more vigilant since the community saw a new speed camera installed outside Dutch Broadway elementary school. The camera stands a few feet tall in front of the lawn overlooking traffic running north and south along Dutch Broadway between Virginia Avenue and Tuxedo Drive. Cars can be seen crawling along as noContinue reading “Flash: Speed camera spotted on Dutch Broadway”