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The Challenge of Protecting Transit and Passenger Rail: Understanding How Security Works Against Terrorism

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Terrorists see transit and passenger rail as an attractive target. Designed for public convenience, trains and stations offer terrorists easy access to crowds of people in confined environments where there are minimal security risks and attacks can cause high casualties. …

Identification of Cost Effective Methods to Improve Security at Transit Operating /Maintenance Facilities and Passenger Stations

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Prior to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 the United State’s transit systems did a fairly successful job of safely and securely protecting their facilities and passengers.  Up until this time, public transportation security issues mainly dealt with unruly …