"Transit Watch" asks you to be the “eyes and ears” of
SPARTA transit system!
Be on the alert for suspicious packages. If you spot an
unattended package, look for the following:
Placement in an out-of-the-way location
Individuals in the act of abandoning the package and
hastily departing the area
Unusual attached batteries, wires, tanks, bottles or
bags that might contain chemicals
An attached message
suspicious cloud, mist, gas, vapor, odor or seeping
Nearby individuals showing signs of illness or
Be on the
alert for suspicious behavior. If you spot a suspicious
individual engaged in questionable activity, look for
Recommended course of action:
Do not confront
suspicious individuals. Contact a transit employee
or the police immediately. In the event of a
suspicious package, do not use a cellular phone
until you are a safe distance away.
informed and have a plan of action.
Familiarize yourself with transit facility entrances
Follow transit authority instructions in a speedy
but orderly fashion.
Do not block bus doors from closing.
Remain calm and listen for announcements.
Assist fellow passengers and follow the Golden Rule:
Watch out for the safety of others just as you
would have them watch out for your safety.