Yonkers City Council votes to extend red light camera program for another 5 years

The proposition for an extension gains momentum considering statistics from the New York City Department of Transportation, which revealed a significant 73% decline in the average daily number of red-light runners since the program's inception in 1994.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2024, 10:29 AM

Updated 14 days ago

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The Yonkers City Council voted on Thursday to extend its current red light camera program for another five years.
The measure was adopted in a 6-0 vote.
The city operates red light cameras at 25 intersections.
While some call it a cash grab, City Council President Lakisha Collins-Bellam said the program is critical to protect the city's streets.
The state Legislature still needs to approve the city's plan.


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