Redeployed its 140 police and fare enforcement officers so it has a uniformed presence on every train.
Orange County (Calif.) Transportation Authority’s quiet zone program work included the enhancement of 52 railroad crossings and helped silence train horns for local communities.
Safe transit systems are the reflection of how well safety has been ingrained into the fabric of systems and multiple sub-systems. When transit systems are not properly aligned, these systems and sub-systems will reach their safety limits, which may lead to catastrophic events.
With the upcoming 2015 deadline for installation, positive train control systems are a main focus for rail operators. Train car technologies that reduce passenger injuries in a collision and other security systems are also in the works.
The MTA is still planning to activate 2,043 not-yet-operational cameras installed by Lockheed Martin Corp. Of those, 910 will be operational in June.
On March 24, officers from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Police Department wrote citations to motorists and pedestrians who ignored safety warnings near the Blue Line in downtown L.A.
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