(WBIR) Oak Ridge will no longer have red light cameras after its city council voted to end the practice Monday night.
Starting April 21st, the four cameras in Oak Ridge will no longer be operational, and will end its contract with Redflex Traffic Solutions.
Council members said part of the reason they decided to not renew the contract was because they felt the Redflex had been unreliable, and because of its divisive nature among residents.
"The people here are a little closer to their government, a little closer to their decisions," said council member Anne Garcia Garland. "They want to be heard. I think they did not feel heard when the decision was made six years ago."
With the end of red light cameras, the Council said it will discuss new ways with the traffic safety advisory board to figure out traffic problems in the city as well as new ways to enforce the law.