Chicago traffic data reveals big jump in green traffic signs

CHICAGO — The number of yellow traffic signs popping up on streets in the Chicago area has spiked in recent weeks, as part of an unprecedented spike in green and red traffic signals.The Chicago Police Department’s traffic camera system captured the spikes in green signals that have popped up on Chicago streets during the last week, including a jump in […]

Traffic cameras, traffic bots: What do they do?

Boston’s traffic cameras and traffic bots are the latest technology to hit the streets, and a few years ago, many Bostonians weren’t too keen on using them.Today, traffic cameras have become ubiquitous and the machines have been deployed for years, as many Bostonites look for a quick, efficient way to capture the most-trafficked spots.Now, with the new SmartCam Boston, the […]

Philly traffic court traffic cameras show sex, drugs in stolen vehicles

A pair of traffic cameras in Philadelphia that show traffic offenses involving drugs and weapons may help law enforcement crack down on drug trafficking.Law enforcement officials said they’re hoping that a new camera installed in the city’s parking lots will help catch thieves who steal vehicles from behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle.The cameras are part of a pilot […]