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Edmonton riders to be scanned for explosives

Posted on January 11, 2012

EDMONTON — Riders validating their tickets at an Edmonton light rail transit station will also have them scanned for explosive and radioactive materials this spring, according to the Vancouver Sun.

The federally-funded pilot project will modify ticket machines to find potential terrorist threats in a test of technology aimed at boosting safety for commuters without slowing them down with airport-style holdups. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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