TITLE

House Panel Plans to Draft New Transit Security Legislation

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's highways and transit subcommittee, Thomas E. Petri's disclosure of a plan to draft legislation that would authorize increased spending for bus and rail transit security. During a hearing on the issue, Petri claims that the transit systems are vulnerable to attack because they have open access with frequent stops and transfer points.
ACCESSION #
20409191

 

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