Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.




railPrime
View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends

12/14/2005



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Five transit-rail agencies to help TSA test emergency preparedness


advertisement

This week, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will conduct a three-day pilot project in seven cities to test the administration’s response to a security threat.

Today through Friday, TSA will send federal air marshals, surface transportation inspectors and canine teams to various transit providers, including Amtrak, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Metrolink and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

“This pilot … will expand TSA’s security network and better prepare the agency to adapt security measures to a specific threat,” said TSA Assistant Secretary Kip Hawley in a prepared statement.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 12/14/2005