Albuquerque red-light cameras create revenue, not safety

It has been a contentious point at City Council in Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Journal has editorialized in favor of the cameras, but I tend to think — like Councilors Lewis and Cook — that red light cameras are more about revenue than they are about safety. Read their article here.

Regardless of their effectiveness or lack thereof, I’d like to at least have a public vote on them. Data from the Virginia study on the increase of accidents at camera-enforced intersections can be found here.