Monday, July 5, 2010

Peace Officers reduce LRT car thefts

Here is an article in The Calgary Sun about the efficacy of a pilot program introducing eight peace officers on bikes at LRT stations.

Transit reports that between January and the end of April, the number of vehicles stolen from lots was down 82% over the same time frame in 2009, before the mountain bike unit was in operation, and auto crime was also down 65%.

You can read reporter Jenna McMurray's full article Here.

What are your thoughts, do these bike officer's presence make a difference to your CTrain commute?

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