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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. …

Evaluation of Automated Vehicle Technology for Transit

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the state of automated vehicle (AV) technology in transit. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wishes to know what AV technology is currently available that could be used in …

Web-Based Weapons of Mass Destruction Training for Transit Police

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 13, Issue 3 by Lori A. Magda, Allison N. Canton, and Robyn R.M. Gershon, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University In response to increased terrorist attacks on mass transit systems worldwide, emergency planning …

Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions: Phase I

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The camera-based system has great potential to reduce transit bus side crashes. This study reviewed and compared mirror-based, sensor-based, and camera-based systems for side collision avoidance.It evaluated the effectiveness of camera-based systems to reduce transit bus side crashes through measuring …