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City Council approves red light camera settlement; cams to come down within 60 days

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

It appears today is the day the battle over red light cameras in Houston will finally come to an end.

The Houston City Council Wednesday morning approved a settlement that will end the city's dealings with the company that operates the cameras.

In the settlement between American Traffic Solutions and the city over a breach of contract, ATS would get about $4.8 million. In addition, the company would receive a portion of any funds the city collects from violators

With the vote passing, the red light cameras will be coming down within 60 days.

Both parties will meet with a federal judge Wednesday afternoon to finalize the deal.

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