At midnight last night the infamous speed cams that viewed so many Arizona freeways were shut off. Originally put up in 2008 the cameras fell far short of their estimated potential revenue and the contract with their provider was allowed to expire.
Redflex, the company behind the cameras, has until November to finish removing all of the 78 cameras around Arizona. The company states it will keep the cameras up for another month to gather speed information despite the suspended use. [read more...]