The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving as the lookout.
The mobile seat lab took several months to create and contains four stations, each equipped with several different seats.
The New Jersey Transit Police Department maintained close communication with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness; the FBI; and agencies at the municipal, county, state and federal levels.
BART riders said increasing police presence should be a top priority for the next chief.
The development and execution of a comprehensive transit emergency response plan can be optimized by training all levels of personnel, participating in practice exercises, and pursuing local and federal resources.
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