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    Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    It's good to see this money grab shot down. Since it's about safety, I find it interesting Windsor Heights doesn't want to try the other methods.

    DOT denies new I-235 speed cameras | Local News - KCCI Home


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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    Good. Love the DOT saying 'yes, here are better ways to improve safety than your money grab'.

    Now if only we could do something about Windsor Heights' money grab speed trap on university.



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    Pretty sure WH would have set the cameras to issue tickets if cars were going 61 in a 60 mph zone.



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    They're not fooling anybody when they say speed cameras are for safety...they're all about the money they generate



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    Re:Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    The DOT probably doesn't want anyone horning in on a potential revenue stream.



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    I feel even better if they just came right out and said they are for money. The problem they have is trying to always sell us on the safety and nobody is buying it.


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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    Why were they allowed on 380 in CR but denied there?



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Why were they allowed on 380 in CR but denied there?
    I have no idea, but if I had to guess it would be due to the fact that Windsor Heights doesn't actually have a speeding problem. Due to the fact that the ramps are located so close to each other in that town, traffic generally comes to a grinding halt between 63rd and 73rd Streets.


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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    We all know this isn't the end of the discussion, but BRAVO!



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    So they deny that one, but they allow the camera that is between 63rd and 42nd over the east bound lanes on 235??? Odd...



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    Re: Windsor Heights speed cameras denied

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    So they deny that one, but they allow the camera that is between 63rd and 42nd over the east bound lanes on 235??? Odd...
    At least that one makes a tiny bit of sense. Traffic often slows down after there (due to congestion or the lower speed limit 20 blocks later) so slowing it earlier might result in less people slamming down on the brakes when they get to that.

    Windsor heights? After the congestion caused by poor design in the area (which the DOT is saying they have other ways to improve) its clear sailing all the way to the edge of town, so there's no need to have a special emphasis on enforcement there

    Just guesses though



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