July 18, 2013
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.
April 17, 2012
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
Assessment includes review of agency's security plans, security training, drills/exercise programs, public outreach efforts and background check programs.
December 22, 2011
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.
June 16, 2011
Security countermeasures will provide additional right-of-way protections for passenger trains, particularly those operating on the Northeast Corridor. They will join existing Amtrak security efforts focusing on threats related to the use of improvised explosive devices in a station or on a train, or an active shooter scenario.
April 4, 2011
A $1.2 million Transportation Security Administration grant will help the agency to add closed circuit television cameras at the 10 remaining MAX stations currently without them. The grant also will fund security improvements at some facilities.
December 17, 2010
The inspections, conducted in conjunction with TSA officials, are expected to take only minutes and designed to be non-intrusive, as police will randomly select bags or packages to check for hazardous materials using ionization technology as well as K-9 units trained to detect explosive materials.
November 17, 2010
To improve local reporting of suspicious behaviors and activities, and not individuals, the campaign uses the Los Angeles Police Department's iWATCH community reporting program.
October 13, 2009
The Transportation Security Administration will provide ongoing funding for three additional bomb-sniffing police dogs.
September 9, 2009
Part of coordinated effort involving activities such as heightened station patrols, increased security presence onboard trains, explosives detection canine sweeps, and random passenger bag inspections at unannounced locations.
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