Toronto Issued 90,000 Red-light Camera Tickets Last Year, a Rise of Nearly 50 Per Cent

One intersection saw 6,000 tickets after the city installed a new camera and lowered the amber light time by 0.3 seconds to account for a street’s lower speed limit.

Two years ago, a curious thing happened at the intersection of Richmond and Parliament Sts.

The city replaced the corner’s red-light camera with a newer model and, after lowering the speed the limit on Richmond St., reduced the duration of the amber light to three seconds from 3.3 seconds, giving drivers slightly less time to clear the intersection.

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