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New MBTA security helps ward off fare evasion, crime

Posted on November 9, 2012

BOSTON — The Daily Free Press reported that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) increased its security with new procedures, such as a front-door-only boarding policy and stationing more officers near automatic fare collection, to deter fare evasion and crime. The measures have proven successful so far, agency officials told the Free Press.

MBTA also added hundreds of cameras to the system in August to detect criminal activity. For the full story, click here.


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