By Patch Local Editor Sherri Lonon.
Love them or hate them, red light cameras have become as common on Tampa Bay roads as bad drivers and congestion.
“They were initially sold as safety devices, but I have come to firmly believe that they are now being used as backdoor tax increases,” Creative Loafing quoted him as saying.
While Brandes says he’s got an uphill battle to fight, he thinks it’s worth the effort.
Do you agree, Gulfport? Should red light cameras be banned or are they doing more good than harm on area roadways?
For more information:
Locations of Red Light Cameras in Gulfport
The intersection safety cameras were placed at the following intersections in February 2011:
- West Bound on Gulfport Blvd. S. & 58th St S.
- South Bound on 49th St. & 15th Ave S.
- East Bound on Gulfport Blvd. S. & 49th St. S.
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- Video: How Do Red Light Cameras Work? (Jun. 2011)
- Red Light Cameras 'Doing Their Job' (Dec. 2011)
- Red Light Cameras Record Car Crashes (Dec 2011)
- Opinion: Red Light Cameras: Legal or Unconstitutional? (Nov. 2011)