Category: Safety and Security

Coronavirus

This post was last updated on 05/09/2020. While the world has prevailed through past massive health crises such as chickenpox, swine flu, & SARS, the current epidemic with the Coronavirus has been taking hold in a way that prior crises have not. Throughout many… Continue Reading “Coronavirus”

Transit Etiquette (Ride with Respect)

This post was originally going to be a part of my overall Transit 101 series. However, I thought it would be best to make it a completely separate post so that I can emphasize how important it is to not only have a peaceful… Continue Reading “Transit Etiquette (Ride with Respect)”

The Back To School 2019 Post

It’s time for students to return to school – & the school buses to hit the roads once again. Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! & whether you’re a college student attending one of the… Continue Reading “The Back To School 2019 Post”

The Back To School 2018 Post

It’s time for students to return to school – and the school buses to hit the roads once again. Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! And whether you’re a college student attending one of the… Continue Reading “The Back To School 2018 Post”

Transit Agency Service Status Post-Hurricane Irma

Updated on 9/18/17 at 6:15AM – THIS IS THE LAST UPDATE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! Please check the Florida Public Transportation Association website to find your area’s respective transit agency website. Please be advised that due to the severe damage in the Florida Keys, Key West… Continue Reading “Transit Agency Service Status Post-Hurricane Irma”

The Back To School 2017 Post

It’s time for students to return to school – and the school buses to hit the roads once again. Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! And whether you’re a college student attending one of the… Continue Reading “The Back To School 2017 Post”

The Back To School 2016 Post

It’s time for students to return to school – and the school buses to hit the roads once again. Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! And whether you’re a college student attending one of the… Continue Reading “The Back To School 2016 Post”

If you see something, say something! (Repost)

In the wake of the horrible incident in Brussels, I wanted to re-post a piece from April 16, 2013 that discusses what to look out for while using transit. No, this is not a scavenger hunt, but rather a reminder to to keep a sharp eye… Continue Reading “If you see something, say something! (Repost)”

The Golden Gate Bridge Is Getting Its First Suicide Nets

After many years of debate, suicide prevention nets are coming to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

Transit Safety and Security is Serious Business

Originally posted on Ride PSTA:
Did you know that PSTA has a special division within its Transportation Department that’s dedicated to safety and security? Well, we do, and they’re a busy bunch of people! PSTA was recently notified that we scored 99% on a…