The Washington, D.C. Metro is increasing security at its bus facilities after a teenager wearing a Metro uniform drove off in a bus from a garage and picked up passengers before crashing into a tree, said a Washington Post report.
Metro expects to complete its investigation this week into the incident in which William Jackson of the District was allegedly waved into the garage by security guards, started a bus that didn't require a key and drove off along a route.
"Work is underway to enhance security at Metro facilities," said Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel in a statement. "Over the next week, Metro will increase security presence at its Metrobus facilities and begin to implement further security checks of personnel entering and exiting each of its bus facilities. Policy and procedures are also being reviewed."
He said other initiatives already underway will improve security at bus garages, including installing more fencing, lighting and security cameras, as well as "the installation of technology to verify driver identification and provide an ability to remotely disable buses."