[Summit] Traffic Cams

Martha Fraenkel mfraenkel at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 09:45:11 CDT 2018


The cameras may serve a public purpose but at the same time, the 
connection between an Elorza insider (former) and the city's contract 
for the cameras  should disturb us.






On 3/11/2018 10:39 AM, Kelly Taylor wrote:
> If it helps bring city revenue in a time when rising property taxes 
> seem to be constantly making up the difference, bring it on.
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> AND---GoLocal is always looking for a National Enquirer type angle on 
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>> On Mar 11, 2018, at 9:36 AM, Annie Voss-Altman <ahava27 at telus.net 
>> <mailto:ahava27 at telus.net>> wrote:
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>> Agreed.  I think what's sometimes missing in this discussion is that 
>> regardless of the reason (stated or otherwise) for putting the 
>> cameras in place, the effect of having them here is potentially good:
>>
>> 1.  reducing speeding in areas where there are young pedestrians, 
>> thereby increasing student safety;
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>> 2.  potentially freeing up the Providence city police to do more 
>> community engagement work, rather than sitting in their cars waiting 
>> for speeders.  With a limited budget to spend on policing, we don't 
>> need the police to do work that can be done by a traffic "dalek" (as 
>> my daughter likes to call the camera boxes).  The cameras provide an 
>> opportunity for us to consider how we would like the police to be 
>> engaging in the community instead of monitoring for speeders.
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>>> On Mar 11, 2018, at 09:21, Coryndon Luxmoore <coryndon at luxmoore.com 
>>> <mailto:coryndon at luxmoore.com>> wrote:
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>>> I see nothing here remotely interesting outside thier attempt to 
>>> imply it was Elorza corruption on a state level law.
>>>
>>> Regardless of the activities of the camera company, I won't be 
>>> prioritizing the protection of speeding drivers in school zones with 
>>> my vote.
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>>> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018, 3:43 PM Michael McGlynn <mmcglynn at gmail.com 
>>> <mailto:mmcglynn at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>>>     For what it's worth, something to remember at the polls.
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>>>     http://www.golocalprov.com/news/elorzas-former-chief-of-staff-is-5000-a-month-lobbyist-for-traffic-camera-c
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