Drivers, start your checkbooks. Or possibly your credit cards. Efforts to return the Jones Falls Expressway — aka the Baltimore City Raceway — into something resembling the reliable and safe commuter highway it was intended to be get revved up tomorrow as those long-awaited speed enforcement cameras get their long-awaited teeth. Instead of merely observing speeders on the 8-mile city stretch of Interstate 83, owners of vehicles caught traveling 12 miles per hour or more above the posted limit will get a $40 ticket in the mail.
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