ABSTRACT

Perspectives For Transit Security in the 1990s: Strategies For Success   [open pdf - 4MB]

This report presents the findings of a study sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (1) to identify the types and level of crime occurring in the transit environment, (2) to identify the security strategies that are utilized effectively in the transit environment to reduce crime and improve patron perceptions of security, and (3) to document the security practices of nine transit agencies located throughout the nation. Meeting the final objective of this project required the performance of on-site assessments at nine transit agencies to obtain information and data relative to transit security issues, including the crimes experienced by the individual agencies; the methods of police/security personnel deployment used in the transit environment; and the utilization of security technologies and design features.

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Date:
1996-06-01?
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Public Domain
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Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)
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pdf
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