INFORMATION

Site Map - Travel Security

Rail security

- A bill (S. 184) introduced by Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) would increase security requirements for freight and passenger rail systems has been approved by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. The measure is now pending in the Senate.

Rule Puts Driver’s License Debate in High Gear

- Since the September 11 attacks, air travelers have been required to present a government-issued photo ID—typically a driver’s license—before boarding commercial flights in the United States. Agents scrutinize these documents as if they offered some definitive proof of identity. They do not.

Very Light Jets: A Very Real Threat?

- The risks posed by the emergence of speedy "very light jets" in general aviation.

Training in Vain?

- If you believe transit and rail industry leaders and government officials, they have provided security training to employees.

9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security

- Why did 9-11 occur? R. William Johnstone attempts to answer this question in this critical study of U.S. transportation security.

Selective Screening Recommended for Rails

- A new strategy for rail security.

Secure and Tranquil Travel's Preventing Crime and Disorder on Public Transport

- A well-blended approach to combating chronic security challenges in public transportation.

Deadline Looms for Fixing “No-Fly” Lists

- Continuing problems plague "no-fly" lists.

Airline Security

- A bill (S. 509), introduced by Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI), that would require screening of cargo on passenger airplanes has been approved by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The Senate has agreed to consider the bill.

Rail Security

- Selective screening of rail passengers is unpopular, but San Jose State's Mineta Transportation Institute argues it is the only way to secure the nation's mass transportation systems with the least impact on civil rights and the economy.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.