Transportation

  Posted on: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Maintaining Vigilance in the Face of COVID-19
HS Today

It goes without saying that airports and airlines are critical to the U.S. transportation system and to the broader national infrastructure, of which air transport plays a vital role. Even in less unsettled times, the nation’s commercial air transportation system is daily presented with a variety of threats coming from many different directions. The skill with which such threats are handled by the security apparatus protecting it all is impressive, especially when we consider the scope and scale of U.S. commercial aviation. Air travel and transportation is a gargantuan activity, with its direct sectors (i.e., airports and airlines) contributing 2.8 percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product, or $850 billion in 2019 alone.



Read the Full Story
 
Transportation:
4/1/20   Maintaining Vigilance in the Face of COVID-19
4/1/20   Train Operator at Port of Los Angeles Charged with Derailing Locomotive Near U.S. Navy’s Hospital Ship Mercy
3/31/20   Person of Interest in Custody in Subway Fire That Killed ‘Hero’ Train Operator, Hurt 16
3/29/20   Police Seek Man in Connection With Subway Fire that Killed ‘Hero’ Train Operator, Hurt 16
3/26/20   Coronavirus Delays October REAL ID Deadline By One Year
3/19/20   As COVID-19 Accelerates, U.S.-Canada Border to Close to All But Essential Travel
3/4/20   Former American Airlines Mechanic Sentenced to Prison for Attempting to Destroy an Aircraft
2/21/20   CBP launches biometric facial recognition at Houston airport
12/19/19   4 to stand trial for IS train attack thwarted by Americans
12/18/19   American Airlines Mechanic Pleads Guilty to Attempted Aircraft Destruction Charge
12/10/19   Russian court jails 11 people over subway suicide bombing
11/6/19   DHS awards funding for security checkpoint operation enhancement
8/9/19   Woman charged with terrorism after airport shooting threat
2/25/19   Biometrics Key to White House Strategy on Combating Terrorist Travel
2/19/19   MyDefence Introduces a Modular Anti-Drone Solution for Airports, Prisons and Military Bases
1/13/19   Passenger carries firearm through TSA screening at Atlanta onto Delta flight
1/12/19   MIA TSA Employees at Miami International Airport Prompt Concourse Shutdown
11/20/18   Facial Recognition at Border Nets More Impostors Than at Airports
11/1/18   Piracy Incidents, Number of Crew Members Held Hostage Have Risen This Year
10/21/18   New Law Requires Surface Transportation Board to Implement IG-Compliant Security Plan
Search Archives:



The St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group is an information sharing initiative owned and operated by the  St. Louis Fusion Center. 
Should you have any questions please email info@sltew.org.

© 2020 St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group. All rights reserved.