Elk Grove's red-light camera system went into effect in late 2007, with a few new cameras having been installed since then. City officials say the cameras are "an important step to improve the safety and flow of local traffic in our community."
In a poll last year, we asked whether you thought the cameras are used as safety devices or moneymakers. (View the results here).
Regardles of how you feel, the cameras exist in Elk Grove. The City makes all of the red light camera locations available on their website, which we've shared with you below:
- Elk Grove Florin Road and Bond Road
- Elk Grove Blvd. and Bruceville Rd
- Laguna Boulevard and Franklin Boulevard
- Laguna Boulevard and Bruceville Road
- Laguna Boulevard and Laguna Springs Drive
Here are the major news updates that have to do with the cameras:
03/27/2012: Red Light Camera Begins Operations
06/11/2012: Red Light Camera Goes Live
05/13/2010: New Red Camera Light Begins Operation
04/23/2009: Red Light Camera Goes Live
03/20/2009: Third Red Light Camera Begins Operation
The City also answers these frequently asked questions:
- What information is captured by the red light camera system?
- I received a citation. How can I view the photo?
- What constitutes running a red light?
- Isn't conventional police enforcement sufficient?
- Do the cameras photograph every vehicle passing through an intersection?
- Does someone review the citation before it is issued?
- Do red light cameras unreasonably violate privacy?
- Additional Information