TriMet issued a press release yesterday outlining expansion of it’s security measures. Announced enhancements include:
- Hiring 15 more police officers.
- Hiring additional Field Supervisors (who may now check fares) and combining them with Fare Inspectors.
- Working with the District Attorney to request legislative changes to increase fines and penalties.
- Using a TSA grant to add cameras to 6 more MAX stations.
See the press release for greater detail regarding the changes. The release also lists changes previously made regarding security since November, 2007.