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Areas of Expertise

AlliedBarton’s diverse experience and scope of work for the transit industry includes:
  • Access Control
  • Armed and Unarmed Services
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Emergency/Alarm Response
  • Fare verification & Enforcement
  • Interface & liaison with law enforcement
  • Internal/external patrols – vehicle, bike and foot
  • Key and activity log maintenance
  • Counting room monitoring
  • Passenger assistance
  • Random ticket inspection
  • Revenue collection
  • Security Control Center Operations

Specialized Training

We understand that each transit facility is different and customize training programs to fit your needs. Specialized training can include:
  • Accident/Incident investigation and reporting
  • Adjacent rail modes of transportation
  • Bus lines
  • Citation preparation
  • Contact cards
  • Crisis communications
  • Escort protection officer
  • Evacuations
  • Fare sweeps
  • Fine procedures (fare evasion warning)
  • Fine structure
  • Fire Safety
  • Manual block
  • Normal fare inspections
  • Overview of light rail
  • Rail collision, incidents or injuries
  • Rail rule book
  • Revenue transit log
  • Special event procedures
  • Standard routes
  • Ticket vending machines (TVMs)
  • TVM Coin Hoppers


AlliedBarton enforces state and local laws as well as safety and security requirements in alignment with Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Railroad Association (FRA). Additionally, as an active member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) we provide input to their Committee on Standards which establishes best practices among transit agencies across the nation.

Why Choose AlliedBarton for Your Transit Agency?

  • Dedicated Transit Expertise
  • In-house Facility Security Officer (FSO)
  • Transit-specific security officer training
  • Armed and unarmed experience
  • Past performance references
  • Emergency preparedness and response

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Contact a Security Specialist today to discuss your needs by calling 866.825.5433 or

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