Los Angeles is too good to deal with those racist rednecks in Arizona. There’s one little problem: a Scottsdale firm runs their red-light cameras, and the contract is up for renewal. Worse, the #2 choice also is from AZ. Council is fit to be tied. They’re losing $300K a year on this project, but they don’t want to “jeopardize Angelenos” by ending it. They’re talking up crazy ideas about nurturing a LA company to do the dirty deeds. What I’d love to see, but never will: American Traffic Solutions refusing to take LA’s money…you know, helping them with their boycott, as the power company threatened to do.
LA takes a principled stand…except when it doesn’t