Innovation for the community: TravelSafe

Scales, Neil
April 2007
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p25
Trade Publication
This article reports on the TravelSafe Initiative launched by Merseytravel in London, England to address the problem of crime and antisocial behavior in public transportation. It says that this problem has a corrosive impact on the lives of persons and communities. It explains that this problem also aggravates social exclusion and can isolate communities from job opportunities and services. TravelSafe uses an innovative technology called incident reporting system (IRiS). It says that IRiS aims to address the problem of crime at its roots. It presents statistics on crime according to the British Department for Transportation.


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