December 30, 2013
Computer hackers had bypassed Breeze card security features to make counterfeit cards. The personal information of legitimate Breeze fare card holders was not compromised.
October 29, 2012
Since January 1, CTA video cameras have assisted in the arrest of 134 individuals involved in crimes either on or off the CTA system, most involving robberies or thefts.
August 10, 2012
Meter maid claims she stepped out of her vehicle to place a parking ticket on the bus’ windshield that the driver had refused to accept in hand, when the bus surged forward. The driver, a 10-year veteran of the MBTA, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and operating to endanger.
March 8, 2012
Undercover security operations arrested five juveniles in the past two weeks who are responsible for 277 individual tags, causing more than $25,000 worth of damage to San Diego MTS property. Pictures of their tags were put into the Graffiti Tracker system, which has a database of tags throughout the region.
January 24, 2012
Two employees accused of stealing thousands of dollars in fares are negotiating a possible plea deal, according to court papers. The agency has hired an accounting firm to review the agency’s revenue center and the processes used to handle the money.
January 19, 2012
A Metro Transit police officer and a revenue technician were arrested by Metro Transit Police and charged with conspiring to commit theft from programs receiving federal funds.
August 23, 2011
Protestors were allegedly trespassing on transit property. Police forced the remaining protestors above ground onto the street. The agency also shut down two stations.
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