Another rider murdered. Here they do again playing the numbers game, trying to smooth shit over instead of dealing with the reality… the reality is Metro is not safe. People get shot, murdered, assaulted, robbed… the only people who write this off as ‘perception’ are people who don’t ride Metro. The numbers they use to try to downplay are based on cases that are reported, a very small percentage of cases are, the majority of cases are not.
2 Metro East reporters take close look at perceptions, realities surrounding transit safety concerns
Early Tuesday morning, the Belleville News-Democrat published an in-depth investigation into just how safe the St. Louis region’s MetroLink light-rail