An ordinance bringing speed vans to the Duke City passed city council with an 8-1 vote Monday evening.
“When we first proposed bringing mobile speed enforcement to Albuquerque, we knew it could reduce harmful crashes and lift a burden on our APD officers, allowing them to focus on violent crime. What we learned over the course of community input meetings and surveys is that residents are more than ready to implement this program as well,” Mayor Tim Keller said. “I want to thank the city councilors for having our backs this evening and passing this legislation.”
Pat Davis was the only city councilor who voted against the ordinance.
The council passed a new version of the ordinance that goes into more detail on enforcement. They also passed an amendment that would allow folks to opt for community service instead of paying a $100 fine.