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New Metro Buses Come With Video Monitors To Remind Riders To Behave
Metro's new buses will come with video monitors that show live footage from security cameras.The new system debuting in fall allows drivers and riders to see what the security cameras are recording in real time, according The Source. One monitor will show riders getting on the bus and the other shows the inside of the bus.
Metro CEO Art Leahy said that the hope is to remind passengers that there are security cameras on the bus and thus deter them from any bad behavior. The cameras will still record video as before, which can be remotely downloaded if needed.
There were 191 assaults on drivers between 2010 and 2013, according to ABC7. That doesn't include all the other issues on buses, like the guy who is accused of assaulting seven passengers with a screwdriver over the last few weeks, or the 1 in 5 Metro riders who say they've been sexually harassed while using public transit.
Metro's new buses with the advanced video security will debut in October. Older buses may be retrofitted with the monitors in the future.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.