Drivers in Newcastle have been fined nearly £2.5million for using bus lanes in the last year.
Almost a 100,000 people have been snapped by the cameras since they came into force 12 months ago.
Six new bus lanes have been introduced since last July, but the council denies claims it is simply a money making scheme.
Frances Read reports:
Drivers in Newcastle have been charged almost £2.5million by using bus lanes in the last year, with six new ones installed in that period.
Graham Grant, head of transport at Newcastle City Council, has been defending the bus lane enforcement:
The tourism industry in the North East says there are signs of a boost in the number of people choosing a staycation after the UK's decision to leave the EU.
Security fears and a weaker pound have led to a rise in interest from holidaymakers looking to take a break closer to home.
Some of the region's attractions have also seen an increase in visitors.
Julia Barthram reports:
A1 Western Bypass Northbound travel time currently 19mins between J65 Birtley & J77 Airport