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October 31, 2014

Halloween costumes banned on Beijing subway

The crackdown on Halloween is part of a much broader, citywide security and beautification effort ahead of the APEC meeting in Beijing on Nov. 7.


October 28, 2014

Chicago transit, police unveil counterterrorism program

Through the new federally-funded initiative, teams of officers will be deployed to high-traffic CTA rail stations several times a week to conduct quick, randomized tests of bags to detect possible explosive materials — similar to efforts undertaken during large events in the city.


September 2, 2014

BART introduces security app

Riders have been asking for a safe, silent and discreet way to communicate with BART when they are on a train or in a station and this new application will make that happen.


June 20, 2014

Man who crashed Greyhound bus erratic prior to incident

The Phoenix-bound Greyhound bus crashed after a man forcibly took the wheel from the driver and shouted “we are all going to die.”


June 17, 2014

Man arrested for commandeering N.Y. transit bus

It was reported the stolen bus had been left on a ramp at the St. George ferry by a driver who took a break. Police arrested the man after the MTA used bus-tracking technology to help locate the stolen bus.


June 5, 2014

Driver who crashed into bus to be charged with DUI

The driver allegedly ran a red light before striking a bus that in turn crashed into another truck on Tuesday night.


June 4, 2014

Calif. agency to beef up light rail security

Sacramento Regional Transit is also considering future changes as it prepares for an increase of customers due to highway construction and the launch of a new professional soccer team.


December 30, 2013

MARTA arrests 7 suspects for fare card fraud

Computer hackers had bypassed Breeze card security features to make counterfeit cards. The personal information of legitimate Breeze fare card holders was not compromised.


December 26, 2013

New York MTA names new director of security

Raymond Diaz will oversee security for the agency, including coordinating security efforts with the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the National Guard, NYPD and State Police, as well as the MTA Police Department.


November 26, 2013

17-year-old girl held for attacking Chicago bus driver

Faces a felony aggravated battery to a transit employee charge in connection with spraying a CTA driver with mace.


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