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Table 4 Measures to reduce fear

From: Situational prevention and public transport crime in El Salvador

a. Improve lighting at bus stops and terminals and on pathways to bus stops
b. Install new-style bus shelters (clear safety glass, brightly lit) and remove posters on the windows to increase natural surveillance
c. Trim bushes/trees near bus stops to increase visibility
d. Discourage loitering at bus stops
e. Install emergency phones at bus stops
f. Install an electronic system to provide real-time information about wait times for passengers at bus stops
g. Install CCTV where possible at bus stops and in terminals. The cameras need to be well-advertised and well protected against vandalism
h. Increase the numbers of buses at busy periods to reduce overcrowding
i. Designate “female-only” buses on very crowded bus routes