safety shields, cameras, increased officer presence on table to improve transit safety - car power window
The city operations department hopes to have more money to hire additional transit peace officers after crossing twice in two weeks.
But the transportation system is very big, expecting 24-
A city official said at a news conference on Friday that the security coverage of the entire system was covered.
"He has just become balanced": Edmonton bus driver was stabbed at Mill Woods Transit station, shops were robbed, driver assaultGord Cebryk, deputy city of city operations he said, when the City Council begins its budget debate in November, his team will ask for more funds from transit officials.
But he declined to disclose the exact amount and did not say how many officials were needed to help patrol buses, trains and bus stops.
At the press conference, at 65-year-
Cebryk repeatedly said that the old bus driver was stabbed in the morning shift, "traffic safety.
"66 transit peace officers patrolled the system along with Edmonton police officers. EPSInsp.
Derek McIntyre said that crimes in transit are not common when security personnel are present.
But there are currently no 24 transfer stations. hour security.
"It is not tenable to think that in the seven days of the week, 24 days a day, we have the ability to get police or peace officers on every bus or light rail station," he said . ".
"We work very skillfully, we use our analysis to deploy it skillfully, and in a way that the Edmonton people will believe they are investing in police and transport security funds are using wisely for McIntyre, said.
He said violent crime rates are relatively low given how many people pass through transit stations.
At the same time, the city is advancing a proposed pilot project to install retractable shields on a small number of buses.
The shield will be easy to move up and down, like a "normal car electric window," said Mark trington, local chairman of the combined transportation alliance Edmonton.
He was unable to confirm when the shield was installed.
He said a recent investigation into 63 late drivers
The night route showed 100 support for the shield.
This is no longer the first time a city transport driver has encountered a similar shieldinstalled on a bus, but teterington says the previous model was made of heavy-duty acrylic plastic that the driver did not like
Teterington said the bus driver who was attacked earlier this week was "in good spirits" and will be discharged from the hospital on Friday.
Ets released the correct information on Wednesday, saying the driver had been discharged from the hospital.
Teterington said he met with the city government earlier this week to discuss security and said he was "very confident that we will provide more security for our members
Cebryk, from the city, said safety guards, safety presence and cameras are important in improving traffic safety.
"You have to see how you put all of this together, and the net impact is a safer system.