04 Nov 2018

Transportation Wants to Use Data to Predict Accidents and Make Roads Safer

“On average, roughly 37,000 people die every year on U.S. roads, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration knows virtually all there is to know about those accidents. Using the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, the organization compiles some 200 data points—including speed, direction, passengers’ seating arrangements, vehicle make, model and

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13 Mar 2011

The Public Transportation System Security and Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide

Recent events have focused renewed attention on the vulnerability of the nation’s critical infrastructure to major events, including terrorism. The Public Transportation System Security and Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide has been prepared to support the activities of public transportation systems to plan for and respond to major security threats and

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13 Mar 2011

Emergency Preparedness for Transit Terrorism: A Synthesis of Transit Practice

This synthesis provides information on the current practices of transit agencies to prevent and respond to terrorism and acts of extreme violence. It integrates information gathered from a review of the literature, and from surveys, site visits, and telephone interviews with personnel from transit police and security departments, local police

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13 Mar 2011

TCRP 86: Public Transportation Security: Volume 1 – Communication of Threats: A Guide

Rapid and accurate information sharing is a critical operational need for coping with threats against public transportation systems. This first volume of TCRP Report 86: Public Transportation Security will be of interest to transit general managers, police and staff in security, operations, communications, information technology, training, and human resources. It

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