Cooperative Research Program Security Research Status Report 9/11/07

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SUBJECT: Cooperative Research Program Security Research Status Report 9/11/07


DATE:  September 29, 2007

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Since September 11, 2001, 90 security-related projects have been authorized in the Cooperative Research Programs (CRP): 57 of these projects have been completed; 21 projects are in progress; and 12 projects have contracts pending or are currently in development. For your information and reference, a report is attached which provides information on over $8 million of formally coordinated Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) security-related research, as well as information on about $3 million in security-related projects developed under other initiatives managed under CRP, including Transit Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA); legal studies; international studies; planning; Airport CRP; Hazardous Materials CRP; National Cooperative Freight Research Program; and the Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program.

Capsule descriptions of products and links to a variety of security related products produced by the Transportation Research Board (TRB), other divisions of the National Academies, and other transportation research organizations can be found on the web page TRB and National Academies' Security Related Products and Links, which can be accessed on the web at

For further information, please contact Dave Leighow at 206-220-7965 or by email at


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator