Metal scavengers have stolen copper wires from SEPTA's tracks. The agency is spending up to $500,000 yearly to repair and replace the damaged equipment.
Redeployed its 140 police and fare enforcement officers so it has a uniformed presence on every train.
With a new fare payment system and fare gates slated to be introduced on its SkyTrain rapid transit system in 2013, British Columbia's TransLink is beginning to explore what will become of its effective police force once the new fare system is introduced.
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.
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