House Panel Plans to Draft New Transit Security Legislation

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p31
Trade Publication
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.


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