October 27, 2011

Partners commit to security action strategy for transit exchanges

Kamloops, B.C. - A meeting of partners involved in the operation of the transit system exchanges took place yesterday, including the City of Kamloops, RCMP, BC Transit, First Canada ULC and the Canadian Auto Workers Union, to discuss strategic issues around the exchanges. This successful meeting resulted in a number of action strategies which will be deployed over the next several months.

Overall, the safety and security transition of the exchange from 2007 to present has been successful. The security of the public and transit personnel remains the number one priority when using the transit system.

The strategic plan developed by this joint partnership includes the following action points:

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Media Contacts:
Len Hrycan, Director, Community & Corporate Affairs
City of Kamloops