Not all speed cameras are created equal | The Philadelphia Citizen

January 17, 2020
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On January 17, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Predominately black neighborhoods in D.C. bear the brunt of automated traffic enforcement, was cited by The Philadelphia Citizen:

My analysis of moving violation citations and crash data suggests that the racial geography of D.C. does play into the enforcement of traffic violations,” wrote D.C. Policy Center expert William Farrell, who devoted an entire 2018 report to the issue. “Census tracts with higher proportions of Black residents are associated with a higher incidence of traffic fines, despite not experiencing a greater number of crashes.

Read more: Not all speed cameras are created equal | The Philadelphia Citizen

Related: Predominately black neighborhoods in D.C. bear the brunt of automated traffic enforcement | D.C. Policy Center

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