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New poster campaign aims to stop sexual assaults on Metro Vancouver transit

Transit police are rolling out the second phase of their campaign to stop sexual assaults against women on Metro Vancouver’s transit system.

Transit police have launched a poster warning would-be assailants that “unwanted touching is a crime.” 144 more words


MBTA Transit Police: Man Punched Rider Who Complained About His Smoking

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A man MBTA Transit Police say punched a 67-year-old man who complained about his smoking on a T platform was arraigned today in Cambridge District Court. 68 more words


Man charged after bus driver attacked with screwdriver

A 23-year-old man has been charged over allegation that he attacked a Vancouver bus driver with a screwdriver, breaking his cheekbone.

Transit Police say Darren Lafferty of no fixed address has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to make his next court appearance on Nov. 107 more words


MBTA Trolley Operator Attacked By Man In Halloween Mask

MATTAPAN (CBS) — A man wearing a Halloween costume dragged an MBTA trolley operator out of his trolley and beat him on the train platform, an MBTA spokesperson said Sunday morning. 272 more words


Man Accused Of Punching His Service Dog At North Station

BOSTON (CBS) – Transit Police arrested a Boston man accused of punching his dog inside North Station. John Bowen allegedly punched his service dog and is also accused of kneeling on the dog forcefully, then lifting it off the ground by its leash. 219 more words


Cyclist Struck, Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Somerville

SOMERVILLE (CBS) — A cyclist was struck and killed by an MBTA Commuter Rail train while trying to cross the tracks Sunday afternoon, MBTA Transit Police said. 75 more words


Man who allegedly assaulted Good Samaritan at SkyTrain station arrested

UPDATE Aug. 26: Transit Police say 50-year-old Peter Anthony Gagen, the man who allegedly assaulted “Barney” in the story below, was arrested on Thursday at a gym in Kitsilano for assault. 234 more words