News Tagged With: passenger-safety
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July 31, 2014

Feds propose new rules to protect bus passengers in rollover crashes

Performance requirements would ensure a sufficient level of survival space and reduce the risk of ejection in rollover crashes.


July 24, 2014

BART police steps up enforcement

The crackdown started with verbal warnings to people sleeping in the hallway corners of Powell Street train station downtown, the first step in a widening campaign that will eventually include all stations


June 18, 2014

NYCT adding 70 more 'Help Points' on subway

The high-tech devices will serve as a welcome beacon to worried customers and lost tourists alike and is part of the MTA’s ongoing efforts to bring the subway system into the 21st century.


March 26, 2014

BART riders can report crime with new safety app

The transit system created the app in response to requests from riders for a safe, silent and discreet way to communicate with BART when they are on a train or in a station.


July 10, 2013

GO Transit defends sending train into flooded corridor

The previous train, which left Union at 5 p.m., was poised to reach Richmond Hill on time at 5:43 p.m., and Toronto Police hadn't reported any track disturbances, according to the report.


May 2, 2013

Minn. Metro Transit P.D. taps Verint's Nextiva software

Solution is helping the organization’s Metro Transit Police force advance its ability to monitor and secure the Twin Cities’ current and new light rail and commuter trains and passengers, as well as enhance investigation capabilities and increase response times.


April 23, 2013

Off-duty driver hijacks Capital Metro bus, kills self

The man boarded the bus and then forced the driver and the two passengers off it at gunpoint before getting behind the wheel and heading east. He was found dead of a single gunshot wound.


February 26, 2013

Serious crime on Chicago Transit down 19%

In 2012, the number of robberies and aggravated battery incidents reported on CTA were down by 21% and nearly 12%, respectively, compared to 2011.


September 14, 2012

After crash, Las Vegas bus riders worry over safety

A collision between a car driven by an alleged drunk driver and a bus that killed four people standing at a nearby bus stop sparked riders’ concern for their safety as they wait at stops. The bench at the bus stop where the crash took place sat only steps from the curb.


May 14, 2012

FMCSA unveils multilingual bus safety checklist

Free to the public, the bus safety checklist encourages travelers to first look at the on-road safety performance, safety rating and consumer complaint history of a bus company before buying a ticket or booking a trip.


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