Safe Transport : Security by Design on the Washington Metro

@inproceedings{Vigne1996SafeT,
  title={Safe Transport : Security by Design on the Washington Metro},
  author={Nancy G. La Vigne},
  year={1996}
}
Most successful crime prevention efforts take the approach of "designing out crime" through the identification of highly specific crime problems and the development of preventive efforts to reduce them (Clarke, 1992). A study of the design, maintenance and management of "Metro," Washington, DCs subway system, allows for the novel approach of evaluating an effort to design in security at the outset. This paper examines the crime prevention characteristics of Metro's environment. It sets out a… CONTINUE READING

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