The nation’s airports took another step toward speeding up security screening lines through the use of new advanced scanners. The Transportation Security Administration gave airports the green light this week to begin testing a new model of scanner that uses the same type of imaging technology used...
Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) subsidiary MTR has secured a seven-year franchise from the Government of Victoria to operate and maintain the Melbourne train system in Australia.
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration has yet to strengthen security procedures at railroads a decade after legislation required such actions in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to two reports. Both the House Homeland Security Committee’s Democratic...
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Details may soon emerge on the causes of recent accidents. The U.S. Navy expects to use a large salvage vessel to transport USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) to Japan for a detailed damage assessment. The Arleigh...Show More Summary
German flying taxi company Lilium is determined to reinvent the way humans are transported. To help it take flight, the company announced it has secured $90 million in new funding. The $90 million figure is much higher than its first round of funding, which raised $10 million, according to Tech Crunch. However, since its first investment period...
An increasing global reliance on—and demand for—heightened security in public and private settings calls for optimal sensor technology. Public places, such as shopping malls, banks, transportation hubs, museums, and parking lots, frequently benefit from cameras and motion detectors, which identify suspicious and unwelcome activity. Show More Summary
Thales has secured a new contract from the China Steel Corporation (CSC) for the planned Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Taiwan, which forms a part of the wider transportation expansion plan in the Greater Taipei region.
The Department of Transportation and all operating agencies continue to work closely with officials in Texas as well as FEMA and Department of Homeland Security to assess the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Tropical storm Harvey continues to threaten lives in Houston, where officials are focused on evacuating hospitals and securing life-saving emergency transportation, knowing they face long-term health threats. Floodwater – a nasty cocktail of chemicals, heavy metals, sewage, debris and wildlife – was still pouring into people’s homes on Tuesday.
Dave Majumdar Security, The future USS Portland (LPD 27)—a brand new San Antonio-class Amphibious Transport Dock ship—successfully completed Acceptance Trials. The U.S. Navy will soon have another amphibious assault ship to add to its...Show More Summary
If something valuable disappears from your checked baggage or is damaged during your next flight, your chances of getting the Transportation Security Administration to approve a claim for your property aren’t so good. A study of the nearly 8,000 claims filed against the TSA in 2016 and early 2017...
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority has announced it has received a Top Rating from the U.S Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration.
Spanish engineering company OHL and its joint venture (JV) partner NCC have secured a contract worth almost €215m from the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) to upgrade the line between Lund and Arlöv (Malmö).
Cybersecurity threats are escalating and becoming increasingly complex for transportation organizations as they transition to modern and more connected technology infrastructures.
A criminal used a large knife on a subway car to threaten an employee with the Transportation Security Administration, police said.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and ELERTS Corp. has announced the public release of 'SEPTA Transit Watch,' a mobile app that empowers riders to discreetly report security or safety issues to SEPTA Transit Pol...
Bombardier Transportation has secured two contracts to deliver its driverless Innovia Monorail 300 system for two elevated, mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok, Thailand.
Russia's FSB security service said Monday that it had captured a gang planning major attacks on Moscow transport networks and shopping centres, directed by members of the Islamic State jihadist group from Syria. Security officers detained...Show More Summary
Electricity, transport, water, energy, transport and healthcare providers could be fined millions under proposals for boosting cyber security and network resilience.
On Sunday, the United Kingdom published a new set of cyber security requirements for self-driving cars that encourage automakers to protect connected vehicles from hackers. According to the U.K.’s Department of Transport and the Centre...Show More Summary