Security Precaution Hits Subways: Is It Too Much?

Boston is the first city to plan random searches of commuters, spurring questions over civil liberties.
June 10, 2004, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"This week Massachusetts transportation officials announced they would begin to randomly inspect passengers' bags and packages on subway and commuter trains. The permanent inspection policy is the first in the nation. Officials say it will be in place by late July, in time for the Democratic Convention, when highway closures will lead thousands more commuters to the city's rail system."

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Published on Thursday, June 10, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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