Safe Ride's expanded fleet will take to the roads on Monday, December 21, Campus Police Chief Anne P. Glavin has announced. Newly hired drivers for the two additional vans are currently being trained, she said. One of the new vans has been delivered and the second one is expected in a day or two, Chief Glavin said.
MIT doubled the fleet from two to four vehicles to enhance campus safety. The announcement came after a review of campus safety considerations and security procedures undertaken following the September 18 murder of an MIT student on Memorial Drive near the library.
Chief Glavin said the addition of the two vans is expected to cut the Safe Ride waiting time to approximately 15 minutes.
A version of this article appeared in the December 9, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 16).