N.Y. MTA May Be due $6.6.B, But Receiving It All Is Unlikely
- Downtown commuter woes need fix. Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business;10/15/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 42, p3
Focuses on transit problems caused by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, New York. Disruption of the daily commute of workers; Impact of the attacks on transportation industry and employment; Effect of destruction of the PATH station to the travelling time of commuters.
- Mass Transit: Federal Action Could Help Transit Agencies Address Security Challenges: GAO-03-263. // GAO Reports;12/13/2002, p1
About one-third of terrorist attacks worldwide target transportation systems, and transit systems are the mode most commonly attacked. In light of the history of terrorism against mass transit and the terrorist attacks on September 11, GAO was asked to examine challenges in securing transit...
- City struggles to iron out tangled transportation. Messina, Judith // Crain's New York Business;1/14/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p33
The article reports on the plan of the government to construct a new mass-transit station at the World Trade Center in New York City. The plan includes the expansion of the ferry services and wide parking area of the buses. The city officials designed the project which would provide convenience...
- Mass Transit: Challenges in Securing Transit Systems: GAO-02-1075T. Guerrero, Peter // GAO Reports;9/18/2002, p1
Over a year has passed since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, realigned national priorities. Although most of the early attention following the attacks focused on airport security, emphasis on the other modes of transportation has since grown. Addressing transit safety and security...
- Additional funding needed to protect 'soft targets' against terrorist attacks. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;9/12/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 37, p4
Reports on the need to increase funding for security measures to protect soft targets against terrorist attacks according to the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity. Inadequacy of security funding for mass...
- Accentuate the positive. Klein, Ed // Fairfield County Business Journal;9/9/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p13
Reports on the positive effects of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. Awareness of the public to the risks of terrorism; Unity of people to prevent terrorism; Confidence of the people on the success of the war against terrorism.
- United States Has Fallen Victim to Clinton's Inability to Say 'No'. Holzer, Henry Mark; Holzer, Erika // Insight on the News;10/15/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p46
Criticizes the manner in which the administration of former United States (U.S.) President Bill Clinton handled anti-terrorist initiatives. List of terrorist attacks against the U.S. and its allies; Response of the former administration to the attacks; Failure to enhance intelligence capabilities.
- SEPT. 11, 2001: TEN YEARS AFTER THE ATTACKS. // Christian Science Monitor;9/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 205, p19
Presents a fictional account of the effects of a terrorist attack on the United States, as seen from 10 years after the fact.
- A DEFINING MOMENT IN HISTORY STAND TALL. King, Joyce; Bruno, Debra; Davis, Avi; Abbady, Tal; Prusher, Ilene; DeGroot, Gerard J.; Sadeed, Suraya; McGovern, Ray // Christian Science Monitor;9/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 205, p20
Presents individual comments and thoughts concerning the terrorist attack on the United States.