More traffic cameras coming to Bellevue?

red_light_cameras.jpgThe Bellevue Reporter reports that the Bellevue City Council is considering a police department recommendation to place more red light cameras around the city.

The police department cites the following reasons for exapnding the program:

  • Increased city revenue
  • Improving driver habits
  • Reducing car accidents

According to the Reporter, the current traffic enforcement cameras have brought in $2.3 million in revenue with an expense of about a quarter of a million.

The police department recommends that red-light cameras be placed in the following intersections:

  • Westbound Northeast Eighth Street and 116th Avenue Northeast
  • East and westbound Northeast Eighth and 112th Avenue Northeast east
  • Southbound speed zone camera for Sunset Elementary at West Lake Sammamish Boulevard.

The current contract for existing cameras expires on April 30th.

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