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FTA TRANSIT BUS SAFETY AND SECURITY PROGRAM
TRANSIT BUS SECURITY/EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDELINES
SECURITY GUIDANCE PEER GROUP WORKSHOP

Washington, DC
July 17, 2002

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8:30 Coffee, Meet & Greet
9:00 Welcome and Introductions D. Wagner
9:15 Overview of the FTA Transit Bus Safety and Security Program A. Jernigan
  • Mission
  • Accomplishments to Date
  • Draft Memorandum of Understanding
  • Core Safety and Security Elements
  • Security and Emergency Response Core Element
9:45 Overview of the FTA’s Security Initiative H. Saporta
  • Readiness Assessments
  • Planning and Technical Assistance
  • TCRP Initiatives
  • On-Site Technical Assistance
    • Testing (Exercises and Drills)
    • Training (TSI, NTI, Regional Forums)
    • Technology
    10:15 Break
    10:35 Transit Bus Security Guidelines Work Plan T. Luglio/J. Hill
    • Purpose
    • Statement of Work
    • Schedule
    • Technical Approach
    • Sources of Information
    • Preliminary Outline
    12:00 Lunch (provided)
    12:45 Discussion Questions All Participants
    • What are your top 3 needs/priorities for transit bus security and emergency management guidance?
      • For large (UZA > 200,000 population)?
      • For medium (200,000 > UZA > 50,000 population)?
      • For small (UZA < 50,000 population)?
    • What are the security/emergency management practices used at your agency, or within your experience, that you would like to see included in the guidance documents?
    • What technologies have you deployed and/or have found most useful for your security needs?
    • What model bus transit security programs are you aware of that would be of benefit to the guidance documents that are currently under development?
    3:30 Summary of Discussions, Conclusions and Next Steps D. Wagner
    4:00 Adjourn  

    Potential items for security needs/priority list

    Access Control
    Background Check Procedures
    Business Recovery Procedures
    Communication Protocols & Strategies
    Coordination with External "First Response" Organizations
    Coordination with Internal "First Response" Organizations
    Crimes against Transit Employees
    Crimes against Transit Passengers
    Crimes against Transit Property
    Emergency Response Drills
    Emergency Response Procedures
    Facilities Protection
    Hiring Practices
    National Response Policy to Homeland Security Threat Level Warning System
    Planning
    Public (i.e., passenger) Awareness & Marketing
    Security Data Collection & Analysis
    System Security Program Plans
    Tabletop Exercises
    Technology
    Threat & Vulnerability Assessment
    Training, Transit Controllers
    Training, Transit Maintenance Staff, Other
    Training, Transit Operators
    Weapons of Mass Destruction Procedures

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