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CDTA heightens its security

CDTA heightens its security

The Capital District Transportation Authority is increasing security measures in the wake of the exp

The Capital District Transportation Authority is increasing security measures in the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.

Increased law enforcement and security will be present at all CDTA facilities, including the Rensselaer Rail Station and the Saratoga Springs Train Station. Additionally, bus operators and street supervisors will make more frequent inspections.

“We want our customers and employees to feel safe at work and on the road, so we are encouraging them to follow the 'If you see something, say something' initiative,” said CDTA Chairwoman Denise Figueroa in a statement.

At this time, according to a news release, no specific threats have been made against CDTA.

Suspicious activity can be reported to the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services by calling 1-866-723-3697.

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