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Zero vision exposed.

"Cities such as Portland have been implementing this idea for several decades, and the increase in traffic fatalities in those cities proves that it doesn’t work. Beyond that, it imposes huge costs on society: according to the Texas Transportation Institute, traffic delays cost Americans $190 billion in 2019, and deliberately slowing traffic merely adds to those costs."

"Such simplistic planning also ignores the needs of freight movement. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, highways in 2018 (the latest year for which data are available) moved slightly more than 2.0 trillion ton-miles of freight at a cost to shippers of 20.2¢ per ton-mile for a total of $410 billion. For comparison, the Bureau of Economic Analysis says Americans spent $1.2 trillion buying, operating, maintaining, and insuring personal motor vehicles in 2018."


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"From the start of 2015 when they first went live through mid-2020, the two red-light cameras […] have brought the village roughly $13 million in revenue – an average of about $2.2 million per year – which it has used to help pay its annual police and fire pension obligation.

But the clock is ticking on that critical revenue stream, the village’s administrator revealed publicly for the first time earlier this month, and it very possibly could be lost forever."


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Presta now admits that he used his official position to work with red light camera operator Safespeed to generate revenue for the village and for himself. In a recorded 2018 cell phone call, Presta told Safespeed co-founder Omar Maani that he would ensure the percentage of photo tickets approved by the village would "creep up higher" in exchange for cash under the table.


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New York: Section 402 (1) (b) of Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) has been amended effective Nov. 1, 2021, to increase fines for knowingly covering or coating license plates with material or substance that conceals, obscures or distorts the plates by any part of the vehicle, or anything carried thereon. Now, the fine is not less than $50 or more than $300.


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"This means that transit accidents killed an average of 5.0 people per billion passenger-miles while urban traffic accidents killed 4.9 people per billion. Yet, few people decry the “carnage” caused by transit dependency."


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"Digital driver's licenses, which are either under development or already in use in various American states, could include detailed information on licensees such as vaccination records, travel history, tax status, voting history, financial records, and other personal data, ultimately bringing America a step closer to adopting Chinese-style social-credit system."


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According to the state’s most recent data, total crashes at intersections with red-light cameras have increased, as have injury crashes. Meanwhile, fatalities have only declined from 22 to 21. In Orange County, which has 28 cameras, crashes have increased from 2,613 to 2,827.

banthecams.org/posts/2021/11/1

The scamfrastructure bill requires alcohol detection systems in cars to stop impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. The new law applies to everyone, not just people with a history of drunk driving.


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"We had a Ford Explorer ... we pulled the system out, and we recovered 70 phones that had been connected to it. All of their call logs, their contacts and their SMS history, as well as their music preferences, songs that were on their device, and some of their Facebook and Twitter things as well. ... And it’s quite comical when you sit back and read some of the the text messages."


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NOTE: Speed scameras are ILLEGAL in Texas.

"A private community’s efforts to stop speeding has some drivers seeing red."

"While the HOA can’t fine nonresidents for speeding, it will share video of unsafe delivery drivers and workers with their employers, according to the Crystal Falls HOA website. Repeat offenders will be asked not to come back."

banthecams.org/posts/2021/11/1

Seattle no doubts creates mess than profits on it.

Look at the photo in the article. They took traffic down to one lane. The city poor planning by removing a lane caused this mess!

banthecams.org/posts/2021/11/1

President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law a sprawling transportation authorization bill that includes, for the first time ever, explicit federal funding support for speed cameras.


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Anti car policies killed more.

"but the recent estimate indicates that the biggest increases in fatalities took place in western states such as California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington. These are the states that have most aggressively applied traffic calming and other anti-automobile programs, and the data suggest that those programs have failed to make traffic safer."

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Giving up your privacy to park.

"Registering for the Metropolis app means submitting your name, cellphone number, email address, license plate number and credit card information, as well as the make, model and year of your vehicle.

It reserves the right to monitor "pages that you visit before, during and after” using the company’s online parking validation, as well as "information about the links you click" and "information about the services you use.""

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