The Council member wants to require the Department of Transportation to issue monthly reports detailing how many times a city speed or red-light camera was foiled because a driver had defaced or covered his or her plate.
The city's speed cameras will no longer stop issuing tickets at 10 p.m. but will stay on the job 24-7-365, thanks to Gov. Hochul affixing her signature on the bill re-authorizing and expanding the automated enforcement.
"This is four-dimensional chess," said one lawmaker. "We're negotiating with the Council, with both houses of the legislator and with the executive. To play four-dimensional chess with new and novel pieces was difficult."