LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Metro is activating traffic enforcement cameras Friday along the future Crenshaw/LAX rail line to help reduce red-light violations.
The program will detect motorists who make illegal left-hand turns. Metro hopes the program will aid in reducing the number of red-light accidents, injuries and fatalities at all rail crossings.READ MORE: Children's Hospital Los Angeles Awarded $8.3 Million Grant To Study Long COVID In Children, Young Adults
The cameras will operate at the following intersections along Crenshaw Boulevard:
- southbound Crenshaw to eastbound 48th Street;
- southbound Crenshaw to eastbound 52nd Street;
- northbound Crenshaw to westbound 52nd Street;
- southbound Crenshaw to eastbound 54th Street;
- northbound Crenshaw to westbound 54th Street;
- northbound Crenshaw to westbound 57th Street;
- southbound Crenshaw to eastbound 59th Street;
- northbound Crenshaw to westbound 59th Street;
- southbound Crenshaw to eastbound Slauson Avenue; and
- northbound Crenshaw to westbound Slauson Avenue.
Before Nov. 1, motorists will receive warnings before actual citations are issued.READ MORE: Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In Westlake
After Nov. 1, drivers will receive citations in the mail averaging around $100. Citations could also include additional penalties and assessments, according to Metro.
More information can be found by calling the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project information line at 213-922-2736 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.MORE NEWS: Manhattan Beach School Employee, Kevin Bandel, Arrested On Child Pornography Allegation
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