Red-light camera network should stay, Chicago’s new transportation chief says

The visionary urban planner chosen by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to lead the Chicago Department of Transportation on Tuesday embraced the red-light camera program that motorists love to hate, saying Chicago has turned the page from a $2 million bribery scandal. Suburban red-light cameras are caught up in a still-unfolding federal corruption scandal. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza declared this week she would stop helping suburbs collect those revenues…