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The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students.

GUSA Pushes for SafeRides Improvements

The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students. In a joint effort with Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber, the Safety and Sexual Assault policy team hopes to improve the SafeRides service after[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD, GUSA Launch Pilot Safety Programs

The Georgetown University Police Department and Georgetown University Student Association launched a pilot program for on-campus student safety escorts and enhanced SafeRides service in order to decrease wait times April 18. The Student Safety Escort Pilot Program is set to provide on-campus, point-to-point student safety escorts seven nights a week[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Safety Beyond Our Gates

College is a time for students to pursue their academic, professional and personal aspirations. Questions of personal safety and security should not be at the forefront of their minds, and over the past year, numerous advancements have been made to address students’ concerns of safety and security. However, recent incidents[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

University Launches Uber, SafeRides Discount Pilot

Students who request a SafeRide van on the LiveSafe application in the next two weekends will receive a $5 Uber discount code if the wait time for a van exceeds 15 minutes, as part of a pilot program to help more students get to campus safely announced by Georgetown University[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

More Hours, More Safety

Though the Georgetown campus and surrounding neighborhood area are generally considered safe, the university offers a variety of transportation services for its staff, students and faculty. In addition to the neighborhood shuttles, many take advantage of the SafeRides program, a free van transportation service that provides a safe alternative to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Valuable Elective

Each student, at some point in his or her Georgetown career, has experienced the daunting task of walking home alone a little too late at night. Whether studying at the library at a late hour, or finding themselves suddenly split up from friends at a party, students take the risk[Read More…]

by March 2, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Upgrade to Safer Rides

Those of us who live in and around Georgetown’s campus appreciate the usefulness of SafeRides. Whether it’s walking home late at night after studying or returning home after a night out, SafeRides is a safe and convenient way to get to our destination. But despite its usefulness in theory to[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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GUPD Chief Jay Gruber fielded questions from students at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday.

GUPD Talks Free Speech, SafeRides

Georgetown University Police Department Chief of Police Jay Gruber answered student questions on topics ranging from freedom of speech to the new LiveSafe app at the fourth GUPD Roundtable Tuesday in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room. During the event, which was sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association,[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Gruber Discusses SafeRides, Student Guards

The Georgetown University Police Department discussed several of its newest initiatives during its second roundtable Wednesday evening. During a discussion facilitated by Georgetown University Student Association Deputy Chief of Staff Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15), Chief of Police Jay Gruber and Deputy Chief Joseph Smith discussed the SafeRides program, the Outdoor[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments City News, News

DPS Implements GPS Tracking for SafeRides

With new GPS systems, SafeRides vans will now broadcast their location via the NextGUTS feature of the Georgetown mobile app. NextGUTS, which launched in April, previously tracked only Georgetown University Transportation Shuttles. When students call SafeRides, they are told to stay inside until the van comes, a practice that sometimes[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments City News, News