Red-light cameras save lives, studies show. City manager says don't bring them back.

(By Steve Harrison, Charlotte Observer)

Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones said Monday he doesn’t recommend that the city bring back red-light cameras, despite studies that have shown the cameras improve safety.

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Shannon Binns, executive director of Sustain Charlotte, said the recommendation was “very disappointing.”

“We have people running red lights with reckless abandon,” he said. “It causes accidents. It contributes to people not feeling safe.”

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