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July 18, 2013

16 transit systems awarded TSA ‘Gold Standard’ rating

Assessment includes a review of topics such as an agency's security plans, security training, drills/exercise programs, public outreach efforts and background check programs. Systems honored include N.Y. MTA, Boston’s MBTA and San Francisco’s BART.


May 10, 2012

No security plans announced for Chicago NATO conference

Procedures that will impact commuters riding Amtrak, Metra and Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District trains that run beneath the convention center.


April 17, 2012

Amtrak earns TSA recognition for security

Included a review of topics such as an agency's security plans, security training, drills/exercise programs, public outreach efforts and background check programs.


March 5, 2012

17 transit systems given TSA 'Gold Standard' rating

Assessment includes review of agency's security plans, security training, drills/exercise programs, public outreach efforts and background check programs.


February 8, 2012

DART offered extra security after shootings

The Dallas police and TSA offered to help secure area bus and train stations. The agency will not make any security decisions until it finishes investigating the shooting.


December 22, 2011

TSA increases transit screenings

Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response teams have run more than 9,300 unannounced checkpoints and other search operations in subways, train stations and other public transit locations in the last year.


December 29, 2010

Report: U.S. rail systems susceptible to terrorist attacks

USA Today story follows an analysis of the National Counterterrorism Center's incident database and interviews with Congress, federal security officials, transit authorities, rail operators, independent security experts and passengers.


October 27, 2009

Md. to begin police security checkpoints at stations

Screenings can potentially involve the check of luggage, packages, or other carry-on items customers may have in their possession.


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