Missouri: St. Louis Considers Bringing Back Red-Light Cameras, But Experts Say It Might Not Help

The cameras were decommissioned in 2015, after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that the city’s red-light camera program was unconstitutional. The city had to refund millions of dollars in traffic fine revenue. But the city’s streets department has requested proposals for renewing and updating the camera program earlier this month. The new cameras would have to photograph drivers, not just license plates, to satisfy the court’s requirements. That would require new investments in technology…