… and for some reason local news in Phoenix covers what amounts to a tiny delivery of psuedo law enforcement equipment to the state of Georgia from ATS HQ in Scottsdale, AZ.
We were hard-pressed to understand why this is news or what it had to do with Phoenix, but luckily Campaign for Liberty of Arizona was given the chance (by the Fox affiliate) to refute this corporate propaganda piece, which happened to hit the wires on an incredibly slow news day.
The gist of the whole scenario is that some city in Georgia (not mentioned in the story or article) is allowing American Traffic Solutions to outfit school buses with flashing ticket cameras.
Apparently somewhere in the press release it was implied that the public in Phoenix metro was begging for the same type of surveillance and ticketing.
There have been some rumors that ATS is pitching this scheme to the city of Tucson, but there’s little detail to report on that front and it would be illegal to do so in Arizona under current laws.
The lack of any real meat to this story is fairly obvious.
In the event someone sees a benefit to these devices ATS is pushing as both safety enhancing and newsworthy: