Due to the threat of terrorism all over the world, transit agencies have become targets of terrorists to cause mass casualty. This panel will discuss ways to secure systems for mass casualty weapons such as bombs and guns with minimal interference to the ridership flow through the system. The ultimate goal of this panel discussion will be how to make our transit systems in the US safer with the potential threats.
1. Present a passenger screening technology and concept of operations for a rail system
2. Discuss how to make rail operations more efficient in protecting against mass casualty weapons such as bombs and guns
3. Understand how to create a more secure system without impacting the traffic flow of the ridership
4. Learn how to involve the public in the passenger screening process