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August 16, 2011

BART shuts down 4 stations in response to protests

Chose not to disrupt cell phone service as it did during last week’s protests over an agency police officer’s shooting of a homeless man. Blocking cellphone service sparked cyber attacks from an activist group and a legal challenge from the FCC.


November 12, 2010

NJ Transit approves Homeland Security training

Funded by a $9M grant received through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transit Security Grant Program, the ProActive Terrorist Recognition and Interdiction Operations and Tactics (P.A.T.R.I.O.T.) System training will be made available to approximately 9,500 NJ Transit employees.


March 27, 2009

ARINC to expand Maryland MTA surveillance

Responsible for overall design, integration and installation of the new surveillance system, which includes remotely controlled cameras that can focus on rail station platforms, equipment and surrounding areas.


February 25, 2009

U.S. Departments publish joint radio/navigation plan

Plan describes federal policy for operating and regulating common-use radio navigation systems with the goal of improving both national security and the safety and efficiency of the nation's transportation system.


November 13, 2008

DHS announces new rail security standards

Final rule will require freight and passenger rail carriers to designate rail security coordinators and report significant security concerns to the Transportation Security Administration.


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