BEVERLY — 19th Ward residents running late to school might be faced with the choice of a speeding ticket or a tardy notice.
A fourth speed camera of interest to hurried students and parents is located just outside of St. Rita High School in Ashburn.
Together, these cameras issued $1.4 million in fines since the first of the four was unveiled on Jan. 31, 2014 outside of St. Rita, according to data compiled by DNAinfo.com.
The two speed cameras to the east of the all-boys, Catholic high school in Ashburn are the most lucrative of the four locations of interest to 19th Ward residents.
The cameras at 7739-38 S. Western Ave. have racked up $854,620 in combined fines since being introduced. The most active of these two cameras nabs an average of 50.9 speeders per day, bringing in $2,059.58 in daily fines.
The speed cameras at 11144 and 11153 S. Vincennes Ave. issued $363,830 in fines being unveiled on Feb. 21, 2014.
The most active of these two cameras found just east of Morgan Park High School issues 41.6 violations per day, which translates to $1,336.42 in daily fines.
The camera outside of the Ag School at 3843 W. 111th St. in Mount Greenwood has generated $189,700 in fines since being introduced on Feb. 26, 2014.
This speed camera just north of the public school issues 36.9 violations per day to the tune of $866.21 in daily fines.
Finally, the two speed cameras at 2416-17 W. 103rd St. near Beverly Park are among the least lucrative in the city.
The cameras en route to St. John Fisher School collected $16,060 combined since being introduced on Nov. 30.
The least active of these two cameras issues just 2.3 violations per day, resulting in average, daily fines of $88.13. It is the second-least profitable speed camera within the city.
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