While the MTA is moving forward on installing partitions to protect bus drivers from stabbers and biters, officials have also assigned camera-equipped buses to the Brooklyn route where a driver was killed in December. But Brooklyn's gain is apparently Manhattan's loss; "Tito" at the Flatbush depot tells the Post that 30 of the special buses were transferred out of Manhattan soon after the fatality. They come equipped with six to seven cameras that view the inside and outside of the vehicle. The MTA refused to comment on the security upgrade, but one driver says, "I like knowing that if something happens, it'll be recorded." Plus it should yield some amusing videos of people frantically running to catch the bus.
Big Brother Is Watching You on Brooklyn Buses
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