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The Fifth Day Of TFB Christmas: Weapons Transport

I will come right out and say it: I’m in love with Pelican Cases. For 20 years I’ve used Pelicans in all shapes and sizes to carry gear around the world. The are strong, secure, water tight and have a variety of internal organization options. Show More Summary

Securing communications between Google services with Application Layer Transport Security

Posted by Cesar Ghali and Julien Boeuf, Engineers on the Security & Privacy Team At Google, protection of customer data is a top priority. One way we do this is by protecting data in transit by default. We protect data when it is sent to Google using secure communication protocols such as TLS (Transport Layer Security). Show More Summary

Moscow safer than Paris, mayor Sobyanin claims

4 days agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has told reporters that the city’s education and public transport are currently on a par with leading cities of the world. Sobyanin went on to claim that security in Moscow is better than in Paris. Read Full Article at RT.com

Transport Workers Union, Ridge to probe outsourced plane repairs

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Just how friendly are U.S. skies? Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has been hired to find out.

Alstom Secures New High Speed Operation in Germany with its Onboard Signalling Control Systems for ICEs

Alstom has been equipping for Deutsche Bahn the complete ICE high speed fleet, intended for the German Unity Transport Project VDE 8, with its Atlas 200 onboard control systems.

TSA PreCheck program to speed security lines needs more workers doing background checks, report says

The Transportation Security Administration’s push to enroll 25 million people in its expedited screening program has fallen short, mainly because the agency failed to assign enough workers to review applications, a federal report found. The TSA has failed to keep pace to meet its goal for TSA PreCheck,...

The Army Has Big Plans to Destroy Its Greatest Foe (Not North Korea or Russia)

Kris Osborn Security, The Army is transforming its fleet of transportable robots to a common set of standards to expedite modernization, interoperability, autonomy and mission flexibility--to take on IEDs.  Army scientists and weapons...Show More Summary

Rep. Watson Coleman Announces Legislation to Enhance Security of Surface Transportation Assets

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, vice ranking member on the House Committee on Homeland Security, announced the Surface Transportation and Public Area Security Act of 2017.

Airbag prevents tanker trucks from tipping over

Dr Erik Eenkhoorn has designed a system that can secure liquid loads, making the transport of bulk liquids much safer. Inflatable components prevent tanker trucks from tipping over, and reduce fuel consumption, as well. Erik Eenkhoorn recently graduated from the University of Twente with a thesis on this design.

What airline passengers want most—to get through security quickly

The Transportation Security Administration should consider expanding expedited screening measures like TSA Precheck for airline passengers, according to a new study in the journal Risk Analysis.

Mexico: Cocaine found in apparent Social Security truck

Mexican authorities have seized more than 800 pounds (371 kilograms) of cocaine being transported toward the U.S. border inside a truck bearing the markings of the country's Social Security Institute. … Click to Continue »

Albuquerque Airport locked down amid security concern

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Albuquerque International Sunport was locked down Friday amid a security concern near the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint....

Metro Opens New Metro Bike Hub to Provide Safe, Secure Bicycle Parking at Los Angeles Union Station

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced the grand opening of a new Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station.

MBTA Secures Long-Term Funding for Critical Safety Initiative

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has secured $382 million in federal loans through the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) and Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) program...

Bike hub opens at Union Station tomorrow

Secure storage for almost 200 bikes Union Station is upping its bike game. A big, new bike hub will open Wednesday at the Downtown transportation center, The Source reports. Metro’s already got bike hubs in Hollywood and El Monte, but...Show More Summary

‘Disturbing’ undercover probe found TSA screeners missing many test weapons

Undercover tests have found Transportation Security Administration screeners failed to detect test weapons at a high rate, according to sources, findings that one Congressional committee chairman called "disturbing." Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Lynx Rolls Out See Something, Say Something Safety Mobile Application

The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority has released a mobile application allowing customers to communicate transit threats and safety and security concerns in real-time.

Here Is Why the U.S. Marines Want Their Own Anti-Ship Missiles

Michael Peck Security, Asia The Marines want to be more than cargo for the Navy to transport—they want to help control the seas. Land-based, anti-ship missiles have not been America's friend. They keep the U.S. Navy from operating close to hostile coasts, such as Russia, China and Iran. Show More Summary

Deals this week: Alstom, Cubic Transportation Systems, CAF

Alstom has secured a €45m ($52.2m) contract from Morocco-based Rabat-Salé transport company STRS to deliver 22 additional Citadis trams.

Transport Security and Safety Expo

The only event of its kind to provide a platform for transport operators across all verticals, government officials and suppliers to address current concerns, share best practice and build long-lasting business connections. The showShow More Summary

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