speed cameras http://wmub.org en The latest stop for a camera lawsuit: Dayton http://wmub.org/post/latest-stop-camera-lawsuit-dayton <p>Dayton is facing a lawsuit over traffic cameras. It's the third such suit filed by attorney Mike Allen who has battled the villages of <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/judge-rules-favor-motorists-elmwood-place-camera-case" target="_blank">Elmwood Place </a>and New Miami.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:54:51 +0000 Ann Thompson 24667 at http://wmub.org The latest stop for a camera lawsuit: Dayton Judge rules in favor of motorists in Elmwood Place camera case http://wmub.org/post/judge-rules-favor-motorists-elmwood-place-camera-case <p>Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman has ruled in favor of motorists who are suing Elmwood Place over its automated traffic speed cameras.</p><p>The decision, granting summary judgement, came Thursday and here are some of the highlights.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:47:06 +0000 Ann Thompson 22185 at http://wmub.org Judge rules in favor of motorists in Elmwood Place camera case Local lawmakers get look at Elmwood Place's cameras http://wmub.org/post/local-lawmakers-get-look-elmwood-places-cameras <p>UPDATE: WVXU received an email from Optotraffic saying "Elmwood Place and Optotraffic vigorously dispute the charge&nbsp;(that they violated the judge's order)&nbsp;and are anxious to present evidence to that effect."</p><p>---------</p><p>Three very tall cameras, confiscated from the Village of Elmwood Place, are being stored at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Patrol Division. Three local lawmakers visited the cameras Wednesday&nbsp;to get a closer look and reiterate their opposition.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:32:04 +0000 Ann Thompson 15613 at http://wmub.org Local lawmakers get look at Elmwood Place's cameras Elmwood Place's attempt to change camera judge unsuccessful http://wmub.org/post/elmwood-places-attempt-change-camera-judge-unsuccessful <p><strong>Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman will remain on the case </strong>in a lawsuit against Elmwood Place over use of its traffic cameras. Attorney&nbsp;for the village Judd Uhl claimed the judge's words and actions "convey the impression that the judge has developed a hostile&nbsp;feeling or spirit of ill will..."</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 18:24:57 +0000 Ann Thompson 13370 at http://wmub.org Elmwood Place's attempt to change camera judge unsuccessful Why bipartisan group of lawmakers wants a ban on traffic enforcement cameras http://wmub.org/post/why-bipartisan-group-lawmakers-wants-ban-traffic-enforcement-cameras <p>Last week's decision by a Hamilton County judge ordering Elmwood Place to stop using its traffic enforcement cameras is giving new energy to a group of Ohio lawmakers who want a statewide ban,<a href="http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=130_HB_69"> House Bill 69</a>, on the devices.</p><p>Several state representatives at a news conference in Elmwood Place Monday said the cameras pose a couple of problems:</p><p>First there's <strong>the</strong> <strong>money grab argument.</strong> That's the position laid out by Democratic State Rep. Dale Mallory of Cincinnati.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:25:11 +0000 Mark Heyne 10164 at http://wmub.org Why bipartisan group of lawmakers wants a ban on traffic enforcement cameras