St. Petersburg, FL - All over the Bay area, Red-light cameras have had some kind of controversy surrounding them.
Earlier this year 10 News Investigative reporter Noah Pransky uncovered a subtle, but significant tweak to Florida's rules regarding traffic signals that allowed local cities and counties to shorten yellow light intervals, resulting in millions of dollars in additional red light camera fines.
There have been many attempts to get rid of the red-light cameras in St. Petesburg, but all have failed. But with the upcoming City Council election, things could change.
A new Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/WUSF Public Media Poll, shows that 54% of St. Petersburg residents oppose the cameras, 42% are in favor and 4% are unsure.
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