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Transit Security Design Considerations Final Report
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Released by the Federal Transit Administration, these considerations are the latest in a series of technical assistance aids to make transit systems safer and are intended to provide design strategies that will reduce the vulnerability of transit systems to acts of terrorism. The document:
Provides security design guidelines for the major assets of transit systems ? bus vehicles, rail vehicles, transit infrastructure and communications ? as well as a preliminary assessment of the vulnerabilities to various methods of attack inherent in each asset.
Addresses access management, systems integration, and communications ? all crucial to the protection of transit assets and
Discusses major threats such as arson, explosives, weapons of mass destruction, violent incidents, hostage situations, and physical tampering.
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