Mayor of Houston denounces Rice University and Texas A&M University Rejects Studies by Demanding new results!

Houston mayor Bill White was furious when he learned an unbiased study the City of Houston had requested from Rice University and Texas A&M’s Texas Transportation Insitute  showed  “Accidents more than doubled at the Houston, Texas intersections where red light cameras are installed.” Mayor White Banned the document from publication. Mayor White demanded a new study showing favorable  results. He was Forced to release the study through pressure from the freedom for information act. The Rice-TTI study compared  pre-installation data to post-installation data. Houston’s results comprised more than one-half of the statewide results and are used to establish statewide standards for the State of Texas. 

Check link for FULL STORY   http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/2009/01/15/texas-red-light-camera-accident-stats-fudged/

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