The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is establishing a Transit Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) to re-envision transit safety and explore community-based approaches to policing.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske was at the TSA Transportation Security Operations Center (TSOC) on Tuesday, Oct. 13, to meet with the local TSA workforce and conduct one of his regular virtual town hall meetings, which was broadcast to agency employees nationwide.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the launch of this year’s Stop. Trains Can’t. public education campaign, which will run through November 8. This national $6.6 million safety campaign will run on radio, digital, and social media, educating drivers not to gamble with their lives at rail grade crossings. The campaign will also target high-risk highway-railway crossings in Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Tennessee, and Texas.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) presented its prestigious Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Gold Standard Award to the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) for its ongoing efforts to provide a safe transit experience for its riders throughout the system.
At a virtual launch event, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) officially announced the “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is piloting a new touchless “self-service” technology that matches a traveler’s live photo with the photo on their ID. The initiative automatically authenticates a traveler’s ID, matches the live photo with the image on their ID, and confirms their flight information in near real time.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed installation of new acrylic barriers at security checkpoints throughout Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in the agency’s ongoing efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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