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					                     GO Transit




Mission Statement:

             To Excel at Moving People.
Coverage 8,000 sq. km
                                RIDERSHIP



   190,000 customers on a typical weekday or
    over 47 million annually
                           Rail Facts…


•Locomotives – 45
•Bi-level railcars – 385
•Corridors – 7
•Stations – 56
                        Bus Facts…

•Full-time drivers – 411
•Part-time drivers 46
•Buses - 288
•Daily Bus Trips – 1,591
•Daily ridership – 40,000
•Daily kilometres – 101,375
 Drivers Security Task Force

• Joint effort between GO Transit and Local 1587
• Established Fall 2001 with 4 members
• Expanded in Spring 2005 to 9 members

Objectives:
• Review security incidents
• Provide input to procedures and new technology
• Proposals to reduce cash carried by drivers



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          Security Initiatives
   Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL)
   On-board camera/event recorder
   Security alert message on destination sign
   Radio system – emergency alert feature
   System Security Awareness training (Corporate)
   Security escalation procedures
   Stats development
   Review/revise 10-code priority language
   Lockable on-board compartments for drivers
   Spike flares replaced with triangles
   Partnership with CUTA initiatives
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Security Initiatives cont…
Transit Enforcement:
• Presentation to new drivers
• Handbook – Crime Prevention Guidelines
• Increased patrol and visibility
• Enforcement dispatch to back up Bus Operations
Cash Handling:
• Extend cash-in hours/locations
• Interac transactions
• Relocation of BTI readers
• Ticket vending machines
• Drivers cash-in window at facilities
• GTA Fare System project                          8
For further information contact:
Roxanne Kowal
Manager, Bus Operations
East Region

Office: (416) 638-6776 ext 2259
Cell #: (416) 677-2241
Email: roxannek@gotransit.com

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