Groups push to end transit rider assaults

Public advocate Letitia James together with the group

Public advocate Letitia James together with the group Hollaback! and the Center for Anti-Violence Education called on the NYPD and MTA to better train their officers on how to handle sexual violations and assaults on public transit. (July 25, 2014 6:18 PM)

Local community groups gathered Friday in an effort to make transit riders safer from assaults.

Public advocate Letitia James together with the group Hollaback! and the Center for Anti-Violence Education called on the NYPD and MTA to better train their officers on how to handle sexual violations and assaults on public transit.

They say they want improved reporting systems, creation of...

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