School Zones

Buffalo parking commissioner Kevin Helfer says the city's new school zone cameras are already showing significant improvement in reducing speeding.

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If you see flashing yellow lights Wednesday near Delaware and Ferry or around Best and Jefferson in Buffalo and you don't slow down, you might soon see flashing red lights. The city's new school zone speed camera system is starting to issue tickets, after more than a month of testing.

Thomas O'Neil-White

Concerns about motorists speeding in school zones despite a recent city ordinance have prompted Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to take action.


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Buffalo speeders aren't getting much sympathy from Common Council members about tickets issued and new lower school zone limits.

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The AAA’s annual back-to-school campaign reminding motorists to drive carefully around schools and school buses kicked off Tuesday in Buffalo.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn't even signed Buffalo's speed camera bill into law, but city officials have already decided on the 20 speed zones where the cameras will be watching.

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Buffalo will get 20 speed cameras to be used around schools from the time students start heading to class until they head home, and later for school events. Common Council members have some ideas about which schools should get the cameras.

WBFO News file photo by Eileen Buckley

An increasing problem with safety for students in Buffalo is starting to bring reaction in official circles. The difficulty is that there are so many problems to deal with and so many agencies involved.