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August 16, 2013

Man who stole N.Y. bus sentenced

Jailed since his 2010 arrest, Darius McCollum faced 15 years but will now be almost immediately eligible for parole.


July 22, 2013

Toronto Transit whistleblower program to root out internal fraud, theft

The new "Integrity" program will allow the agency's 13,000 employees to anonymously report unethical or illegal behavior by co-workers or contractors.


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.


May 21, 2012

Ind. catalytic converter thefts threaten paratransit

Fourteen were stolen from Access Johnson County’s vehicles. After the thefts were discovered, some drivers used their own vehicles to transport passengers.


May 14, 2012

Thieves pilfer copper wire from Sound Transit project

From end-to-end, about four miles of cable was stolen by thieves who seemed to have ripped the wire from inside an elevated guideway that supports the tracks.


March 13, 2012

S.F. Muni, police launch anti-theft campaign

Reminds riders that stations and vehicles are an extension of city streets and require the same level of vigilance. Recent targeting of smart phones and other high-end electronic devices by thieves are the focus of the 2,000-plus public service ads in place on Muni buses and light rail trains.


March 2, 2012

D.C. Metro crime down, but higher than other cities

The agency released a five-year crime report showing that crime on the transit system has decreased since 2010, but the crime rate was still higher in 2011 than at other major transit agencies.


January 24, 2012

D.C. Metro transit workers accused of theft seeking plea deal

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

2 D.C. Metro employees arrested for alleged theft

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.


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