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News Release

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Media Relations

Automated Photo Red Light Enforcement Program

What:
Announcing the activation of the photo red light traffic enforcement camera within Operations-South Bureau (OSB). This is the sixth activation within OSB (27th in the City) with a new PRL monitoring system, which records vehicle license plates that run red lights. In the near future, 5 additional locations will be outfitted with comparable machinery, totaling 32 intersections Citywide.

When:
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
12:00 p.m.

Where:
Intersection of Century Boulevard and Figueroa Street.

Why:
To increase intersection safety and reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic collisions caused by motorists who fail to stop for red lights. This will be accomplished by changing driver behavior through public education and through high profile enforcement.

For further information, please contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586 or Sergeant Matthew MacWillie, Automated Photo Red Light Enforcement Program Coordinator, TCS, at 213-847-1705.

**There will be no news conference held. This is for information only and to announce the 30 day grace period beginning at the above date and time.**



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