Pima County to decide the fate of speed cameras

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucsonans will soon learn thefate of the speed cameras around the city - will they stay or go?

The county's contract withAmerican Traffic Solutions expired on Sunday night.  An official with PimaCounty told Tucson News Now that the cameras were not the 'cash cow' the countythought they would be.

Some money was made on thecameras, according to county officials, but not enough to offset the grief fromthe public.

Pima County will be holding a board meeting at 9 a.m. today to discuss thefate of the cameras, though there is already word that the speed enforcement programand cameras will not be renewed.

There are ten cameras locatedaround Tucson, they will flash if vehicles are speeding near them, but driverswill not be getting a ticket.

Stay with Tucson News Now both onair and online for updates on the cameras as they come in.

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