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Set the Record Straight
City of Frederick strives to provide accurate information to the public in many ways.  We often use the assistance of the media to communicate our messages.   On occasion, we request to correct or clarify a story that may contain a factual error.

On this page we hope to "set the record straight" by providing factual information directly to the public, and we will post any corrections or clarifications that we have requested from the media. 


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Recent editorial in the Frederick News Post on Speed Cameras dated February 28, 2016

Article Topic
Editorial  titled

Ticket cams — we may not like 'em, but they're a necessary evil – February 28, 2016

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http://www.fredericknewspost.com/opinion/editorial/ticket-cams-we-may-not-like-em-but-they-re/article_e48e1a08-56d1-5734-8bf2-cf34e742fb4b.html

Clarification
The City of Frederick has only lowered one speed limit since the speed cameras were implemented. In 2015, the area of North Market Street in front of The Banner School was reduced to 25 MPH from 35 MPH. The speed limit on North Market Street was 35 MPH starting just north of the old Coca Cola plant. The speed camera is just opposite of East Street next to the entrance to Rose Hill Manor. By the City reducing all of North Market Street to a speed limit of 25 MPH a potential  speed trap was actually eliminated as the previous signage indicated that motorists could travel 35 MPH almost all the way up to the site of the speed camera






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58-70 South Market Street and the HPC

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December 14, 2015 FNP Editorial
December 11, 2015 FNP Article

Clarification
City Clarification


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South Market Street Windows and the HPC

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December 14, 2015 FNP Editorial
December 10, 2015 FNP Article

Clarification
City Clarification