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WMCCA President expresses support for expanded speed camera bill in Baltimore County

NOTE: The following is a letter to the editor from White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association President Heather Patti. HB58/SB450 proposes legislation which will permit autonomy to Baltimore Co to install speed cameras in residential areas, as Anne Arundel and Montgomery Counties already have. With the high numbers of accidents in our area (not counting highway accidents) along with the severity of …


Opinion, Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Unpaid speed camera tickets block over 41,000 vehicle registrations, license renewals for drivers in Baltimore County

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Data from the Motor Vehicle Administration shows that 41,205 individuals have flags against their registration due to speed camera violations in Baltimore County, according to Delegates Ryan Nawrocki and Kathy Szeliga. The delegates say this number confirms that the speed camera program is simply trying to criminalize poverty for many who can’t afford this tax on the poor. The …


Delegates Szeliga, Nawrocki express concern over proposed bill allowing unlimited speed cameras in Baltimore County

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki on Tuesday issued statements expressing concern regarding HB58, which would allow unlimited speed cameras across Baltimore County, even outside of school zones. Last year, due to many concerns, this bill did not make its way out of the Baltimore County delegation; however, it has returned to the state legislature again this year. HB58 …

Crews to begin next phase of I-695 project in Baltimore County next week

TOWSON, MD—Beginning the week of October 2, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will start the next section of its project to ease congestion and improve reliability along I-695. The project will convert portions of the median shoulder along I-695 between I-70 and MD 43/White Marsh Boulevard into an additional travel lane during morning and evening rush hours. …

Speed cameras to be deployed in I-95 construction zone next week

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority will deploy Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) equipment on southbound I-95 near MD 152 in Harford County beginning Monday, September 19, in the area of ongoing construction activities on I-95. The AES deployment is in coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Maryland State Police’s Maryland SafeZones AES program. The equipment will …

Work zone speed camera enforcement to begin on northbound I-95 in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—In coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Maryland State Police Maryland SafeZones Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program, the Maryland Transportation Authority will deploy speed enforcement equipment for construction activities on I-95 in Baltimore County. Beginning Monday, December 20, ASE equipment will be deployed on northbound I-95 near mile marker No. 67.5 in White …

Work zone speed camera enforcement to begin on NB I-95 in Harford County

JOPPA, MD – In coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Maryland State Police (MSP) Maryland SafeZones Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will deploy automated speed enforcement (ASE) equipment for construction activities along Interstate 95 in Harford County. Beginning Monday, September 23, ASE equipment will be deployed on northbound I-95 between …

New speed cameras to be activated in Parkville, Middle River, Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Baltimore County Police Department is preparing to activate new speed cameras. On Friday, July 12, authorities will activate four new speed camera locations in the following school zones: Sandalwood Elementary School, 900 block of South Marlyn Avenue (southbound); Essex Deep Creek Middle School, 1100 block of South Marlyn Avenue (northbound); Essex Immaculate Heart of Mary School, …