Map: Four Speed Cameras Now Operational in Catonsville

Five new speed camera locations were operational in Baltimore County this week.

On Wednesday, five new speed cameras became operational in Baltimore County, including one in Catonsville.

The total of speed cameras in the Catonsville area is now up to four, including:

  • 400 block of South Rolling Road at Brook Road
  • 600 block of South Rolling Road at
  • 6100 block of Johnnycake Road at Southwest Academy
  • 5900 block of Craigmont Road at

In all of Baltimore County, there are now 27 speed cameras in school zones.

For the first 30 days, the cameras will issue warnings to drivers who exceed the posted speed limit by more than 12 mph.

After that, violations carry a penalty of $40 with no points.

Speed cameras are operational Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

RollingRes August 09, 2012 at 01:38 PM
If people do not want to recieve tickets...its simple. Don't speed! I walk my children to Hillcrest to attend school and we have almost been hit so many times at the crosswalk going across Hilton. People fly, and don't even slow for that sharp turn. They also make rights without looking for children in the crosswalk. Even the school busses speed. Vroom Vroom...you self important jerks! Risking my kid's lives so you can be on time is just so important!
chipdex August 09, 2012 at 01:52 PM
Is there any proof that these things actually promote safety? I'm Googling around for some stats or anything and I can't find them. There are plenty of stats saying that they make money for the county and the companies that produce them, but I can't find stats saying they actually promote safety. If anyone has any that would give me some peace because otherwise it feels like a big brother type scam and I'm sad that Catonsville is becoming like D.C.
cville city August 09, 2012 at 06:42 PM
The other night, radio news reported an INCREASE in pedestrian deaths in Maryland for 2011 over prior years. Both drivers and pedestrians are at fault. My short commute to work usually includes dodging jaywalkers in the middle of the road, far from crosswalks. Our great state remains one of the most dangerous states for Pedestrians. Much of the older infrastructure in Maryland neighborhoods no longer support pedestrian safety as many more people are crammed into living areas while auto traffic has increased drastically. Use the camera tickets to pay for more school buses, and/or change the schools start time to earlier or later to avoid opening when traffic is heaviest. While autos and Pedestrians are polar opposites and it will be difficult to find a perfect cohesive solution, just one speeder and jaywalker is a recipe for disaster. Speed Cameras clearly do not prevent speeding, as is evident in the amount of money they collect for the County, nor do they prevent accidents. They are purely a revenue generator that provide the community with a false sense of safety.
Geoffrey Atkinson August 14, 2012 at 12:38 PM
The camera moves between the two locations - there are not two operating at the same time.
Ann August 18, 2012 at 01:57 AM
The cameras apparently cost taxpayers far more than they earn. My comment is based on an earlier article by The Patch. Unfortunately the Patch chooses not to include the financial information when it runs these camera stories, the truly meaty news angle.


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