TITLE

Key Actions Have Been Taken to Enhance Mass Transit and Passenger Rail Security, but Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Federal Strategy and Programs

AUTHOR(S)
Berrick, Cathleen A.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/24/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that examined the actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to secure mass transit and passenger rail systems. GAO has found that TSA has taken actions to improve its efforts, however, it faced coordination challenges. It recommends that TSA should conduct a risk assessment that includes risk elements such as threat and vulnerability.
ACCESSION #
43486351

 

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