Metrorail station pilot- test three different methods of reducing crime and improving public safety

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will receive funding to implement a pilot study to evaluate ways to reduce crime and improve safety in Metrorail stations. WMATA operates one of the nation's largest rail transit systems, which consists of 118 route miles and 91 passenger stations. This effort would focus on six Metrorail stations experiencing the highest crime rates in the transit system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157411


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Transit Adminstration

    Office of Safety and Oversight
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Thompson, Jeffrey

  • Start Date: 20210519
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220930
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Innovations in Transit Public Safety Projects

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01865653
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 28 2022 2:20PM