01 May 2008

will alexandrians give up civil liberties; privacy so their city government will have another revenue stream to steal from?

gannett/town talk excerpt:Whatever the justification, traffic camera systems are becoming increasingly popular - and controversial - enforcement tools across the country, and Alexandria soon may be jumping on the traffic-cam bandwagon.
'transparent' city government refuses to return MSM phone calls
It is unclear what the expected revenues to the city would be or what percentage of the fines would the city receive versus Redflex. Repeated calls placed beginning Monday to City Hall seeking comment from City Attorney Charles "Chuck" Johnson on Redflex were unsuccessful. ~ see link for more