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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

More Buffalo school zone cameras to be reactivated next week

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More Buffalo school zone cameras to be reactivated next week
More Buffalo school zone cameras to be reactivated next week

Around 15 additional cameras will be in operation, as in-person classes begin for some Buffalo Public Schools.

PENDINGLITIGATION.THOUSANDS OFSTUDENTS INBUFFALO WILL GOBACK TO SCHOOLON MONDAY.THAT MEANS MANYOF THOSE SCHOOLZONE SPEEDCAMERAS THATHAVE BEEN SHUTOFF FOR ALMOST AYEAR WILL GO BACKONLINE.BUT AS JEFFRUSACK REPORTS --NOT EVERYONEWANTS THESECAMERAS UP ANDRUNNING.MORE SCHOOLZONE CAMERASWILL BE IN ACTIONACROSS BUFFALOCOME NEXTMONDAY.A SPOKESPERSONFOR THE CITY SAYSAROUND 15ADDITIONALCAMERAS WILL BEIN OPERATION ASIN-PERSONSTUDENTS BEGINTO RETURN TOCLASSES.INFORMATION ONTHE CAMERASTURNING ON AGAINIS LIMITED RIGHTNOW..

THATSPOKESPERSONSAYS THE CITYPLANS ONDETAILING THE RE-ROLL OUT OF THEPROGRAM LATERTHIS WEEK.LATE LAST YEAR,THE BUFFALOCOMMON COUNCILVOTED TO PUT THEPROGRAM ON HOLD.MAYOR BYRONBROWN VETOEDTHE MEASURE.TUESDAY, KNOWINGTHAT MORECAMERAS WOULDBE TURNED ONLINE,COMMONCOUNCILORSSPOKE OUTAGAINST THEPROGRAM.AND IF THERE IS ACONTRACT ISSUE.LET THEM GO BACKTO COURT AND LETTHEM TAKE USBACK TO COURTBUT AT THE ENDOF THE DAY, THISIS A FREAKINGMESS.

AND OURCITIZENS ARESUFFERING IN THEMIDST OF APANDEMIC OVERTHIS MESS.THIS NEEDS TO BEPAUSED.

WEASKED FOR IT TOBE PAUSED.

I STILLTHINK I TNEEDS TOBE PAUSED.

I'LLSAY IT AGAIN.

I'MNOT SAYIND THATIT DOESNT NEEDTO BE, AT ALL.

I'MSIMPLY SAYING ITNEEDS TO BERIGHT.THE CITY HAS SAIDTHE CAMERASWORK.STATINGCOMPLIANCE INSCHOOL ZONES HASINCREASED FROM34% TO 94%.LAST MONTH,PARKINGCOMMISSIONERKEVIN HELFER SAIDTHERE WEREPROBLEMS, BUTINSISTS THEVENDOR RUNNINGTHE PROGRAM, ISWORKING TOCORRECT THEM.THE CITY SAYSTHERE WILL MORETHAN LIKELY BE AWARNING PERIODFOR THE CAMERASTHAT ARE RE-ACTIVATED NEXTWEEK.IN BUFFALO, JEFFRUSACK 7EWN..

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