Louisiana: Baton Rouge expects cash boost after renegotiating contract on red light cameras

The city-parish is projecting a $500,000 boost in revenue from its red-light camera program in 2019 after renegotiating its deal with the Arizona-based private contractor that runs the system. The renegotiated contract will give the city-parish an approximately 25 to 30 percent increase in on the rate of return on the tickets that are paid, said Darryl Gissel, the city-parish’s chief administrative officer…