Senate Rail Panel Approves $5.2 Billion in Grants for Security
- Outdated Locks Make Spying Easy. Maier, Timothy W. // Insight on the News;10/25/99, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p18
States that government institutions in the United States should upgrade its mechanical locks to high-tech electronic locks in assuring national security. Advantage of the electronic lock from the mechanical; Position of the Aerospace Industries Association and Pentagon on the issue; Comments...
- U.S. Senate seeks to plug the leaking ship of state. Shields, Todd // Editor & Publisher;8/27/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 33, p3
Reports the hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the United States. Consideration of a provision to criminalize all leaks of classified information; Sponsorship of the provision by Senator Richard Shelby; Effects of the unspecified leaks on national security; Impact of the...
- Grant Helps Ohio Police Department Fine-Tune Radio Operations. // Government Procurement;Aug2004, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p40
The Office of Homeland Security has awarded the Bexley, Ohio, police department a $236,000 grant to fund improvements to its police radio system. The grant will be funneled through the Franklin County Terrorism Advisory Team's Columbus Urban Area Security Initiative. The increased frequency will...
- New Orleans granted $7.15M for antiterrorism. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p11
Reports on a grant awarded to New Orleans, Louisiana, in November 2003 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for antiterrorism programs.
- Senate Approves $50 Billion For Transportation. // Human Events;11/19/99, Vol. 55 Issue 43, p27
Discusses the United States Senate's adoption of the Transportation Appropriation bill on October 4, 1999. Value of the Amtrak subsidy; Comments from Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), sponsor of the bill.
- Passenger Rail Needs $50 Billion to Eliminate Maintenance Backlog. // U.S. Rail News;8/12/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p3
The article reports on the need for the rail companies to expand their rail systems in the U.S. It discusses the methods recommended by the transit executives in matching federal grants to state funding that will encourage private investment in passenger rail. Officials also agreed that older...
- NEWS. // Railway Gazette International;Nov2004, Vol. 160 Issue 11, p728
The article offers news briefs on railroad transportation as of November 2004. The separation of infrastructure from operations on the Spanish national network will take effect on January 1, 2005. The number of railroad projects included in the first tranche of grants to be awarded under the...
- FTA Awards Virginia $58.9 Million Grant for Dulles Airport Rail Link. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;7/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31932, p5
Announces the grant awarded by the U.S. Federal Transit Administration to begin administration work for the extension of the Metrorail subway system to Washington Dulles International Airport. Benefits of the grant.
- On Track in Florida. // Governing;Aug2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p66
Reports on a grant given by the U.S. federal government to TriRail in Florida for the completion of all track along the 71-mile route of the system in 2000.