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Passenger Security Guidelines


As a public transit user, you can help keep TheBus safe and secure.

  • If you see someone about to leave a package on TheBus, politely bring it to their attention.
  • Inform bus operator of any unattended packages

If you see something ….   Say something!


DO NOT confront suspicious individuals or touch suspicious objects, packages or substances.  Contact the bus driver or call 911.  If possible, use a landline phone to report a suspicious object, package or substance.

  •  Placement in an out-of-the-way location
  • Individuals in the act of abandoning the object, package or substance and quickly leaving the area
  • Objects with unusual items attached such as batteries, wires, tanks, bottles or bags
  • An attached message or note
  • A suspicious cloud, mist, gas, vapor, odor or seeping fluid
  • Nearby individuals showing signs of illness or distress.
  •  Inform the bus driver and follow their instructions.

If you see something ….   Say something!


Be informed and have a plan for action when riding public transportation:

  • Familiarize yourself with the bus 
  • Know the location of emergency exits on bus
  • In an emergency situation remain calm and follow the bus driver’s instructions
  • Do not prevent bus doors from closing
  • Proceed in an orderly fashion.

If you see something ….   Say something!


Thursday, August 11, 2005

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