Red light traffic cameras shut down in San Diego – San Diego California News Station – KFMB Channel 8 – cbs8com Cameras

— Cleveland Avenue at Washington Street;

— 10th Avenue at A and F streets;

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) Mayor Bob Filner announced Friday the red light camera program in the city of San Diego will be shut down.

According to the city of San Diegos website, Cameras red light cameras are set up at the following other intersections:

The cameras have been operating at 15 busy intersections for years, but a contract with the private firm that operates them was set to expire overnight, and the cameras were to be shut off.

— Camino Del Rio N. at Mission Center Road;

— Clairemont Mesa Boulevard at Convoy Street;

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Mayor Bob Filner and police Chief William Lansdowne are scheduled to announce Friday morning whether they will maintain the city of San Diegos red light camera program.

— Camino De La Reina /Camino Del Rio N. at Qualcomm Way;

— Kearny Villa Road at Balboa Avenue;

During the election campaign, Filner said he wasnt in vor of the program as it was set up. His predecessor, Jerry Sanders, declined to bring a contract renewal to the City Council before he left office last month.

The cameras are designed to automatically take photographs of red-light runners, capturing the vehicles driver and license plate. Fines are nearly $500.

— Mission Bay Drive at Garnet Avenue;

Filner scheduled his news conference for N. Harbor Drive and Grape Street,new york escort used by some drivers leaving Lindbergh Field for InterstRed light traffic cameras shut down in San Diego – San Diego California News Station – KFMB Channel 8 – cbs8com Camerasate 5 and by others as a way to depart the downtown waterfront. Long lines form at the intersections traffic signals, so desperate drivers often try to squeeze onto Grape Street after the yellow traffic signal has blinked to red.

The cameras expired overnight and now are no longer operational.

— Del Mar Heights Road at El Camino Real;

The intersection accounted for almost 25 percent of the nearly 20,000 citations issued by the program in 2011, U-T San Diego reported. However, statistics show no accidents at the location since 2001, according to the news.

However, red light cameras in other parts of San Diego County are still in place.

— N. Torrey Pines Road at Genessee Avenue; and

— Aero Drive at Murphy Canyon Road;

— Rosecrans Street at Nimitz Boulevard.

This is a breaking news alert. The previous story is below.

— Mira Mesa Boulevard at Scranton Road and Westview Parkway;

Red light traffic cameras shut down in San Diego – San Diego, California News Station – KFMB Channel 8 – cbs8.com

Los Angeles and Houston got rid of their red light cameras last year.

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