Happy New Year. Here’s hoping that the new year brings safer, more reliable bus service.

I have yet to see a police officer on a DDOT bus, and the one bus I rode which had cameras installed was so crowded getting a clear view of any problem did not seem likely. The camera by the rear door was blocked by the door whenever it opened. The police-well some bus drivers and some passengers have seen them. I have not seen and yet believe in them because there seems to be less belligerence directed at DDOT drivers since the police began their random rides. A good thing, and long over-due