Security Research

Title Date
Is the Transit Industry Prepared for the Cyber Revolution? Policy Recommendations to Enhance Surface Transit Cyber Preparedness September 2020
How Sophisticated are Terrorist Attacks on Passenger Rail Transportation June 2020
Securing the Emerging Technologies of Autonomous and Connected Vehicles April 2020
Transportation, Terrorism and Crime: Deterrence, Disruption and Resilience January 2020
“Smashing Into Crowds” -- An Analysis of Vehicle Ramming Attacks November 2019
An Exploration of Transportation Terrorist Stabbing Attacks March 2019
Managing Cyber Risks & Business Exposure in the Surface Transportation Ecosystem January 2019
Does “See Something, Say Something” Work? December 2018
Train Wrecks and Track Attacks: An Analysis of Attempts by Terrorists and Other Extremists to Derail Trains or Disrupt Rail Transportation July 2018
An Analysis of Vehicle Ramming as a Terrorist Threat May 2018
Terrorist Vehicle Attacks on Public Surface Transportation Targets September 2017
The Threat to Air and Ground Transportation Posed by Mentally Disordered Assailants March 2017
The Challenge of Protecting Transit and Passenger Rail: Understanding How Security Works Against Terrorism February 2017
Emergency Management Training for Transportation Agencies August 2016
Preliminary Thoughts on the Role of Insiders in Attacks on Transportation Targets June 2016
Trains, Concert Halls, Airports, and Restaurants—All Soft Targets: What the Terrorist Campaign in France and Belgium Tells Us about the Future of Jihadist Terrorism in Europe June 2016
Transit is a Terrorist Target May 2016
Long-Term Trends in Attacks on Public Surface Transportation in Europe and North America January 2016
Troubling Trends in Terrorism and Attacks on Surface Transportation: The Outlook Is Grim, but People Still Have a Great Deal of Control January 2016
The High-Speed Rail Attack in France: What are the security challenges for protecting rail systems? August 2015
Suicide Bombings Against Trains and Buses Are Lethal but Few in Number November 2014
The Breach of Security at San Jose’s Airport Raises Broader Issues May 2014
A Terrorism Analysis of the April 14, 2014, Bus Terminal Bombing in Abuja, Nigeria April 2014
The Terrorist Attack in Kunming, China: Does It Indicate a Growing Threat Worldwide? March 2014
Mineta Transportation Institute Says Subways Are Still in Terrorists’ Sights March 2014
Exercise Handbook: What Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness Leaders Need to Know to Improve Emergency Preparedness February 2014
By the Numbers: Russia’s Terrorists Increasingly Target Transportation January 2014
Formulating a Strategy for Securing High-Speed Rail in the United States March 2013
Bus Operator Awareness Research and Development Training Program July 2012
A Framework for Developing and Integrating Effective Routing Strategies Within the Emergency Management Decision-Support System May 2012
Security Awareness for Public Bus Transportation: Case Studies of Attacks Against the Israeli Public Bus System March 2012
Rail Security: Critical Insights and Applications January 2012
Carnage Interrupted: An Analysis of Fifteen Terrorist Plots against Public Surface Transportation January 2012
Continuity of Operations/Continuity of Government for State-Level Transportation Organizations September 2011
Generic Continuity of Operations/Continuity of Government Plan for State-Level Transportation Agencies August 2011
Exploring the Effectiveness of Transit Security Awareness Campaigns in the San Francisco Bay Area June 2010
Emergency Management Training and Exercises for Transportation Agency Operations June 2010
Terrorist Attacks On Public Bus Transportation: A Preliminary Empirical Analysis March 2010
Explosives and Incendiaries Used in Terrorist Attacks on Public Surface Transportation: A Preliminary Empirical Analysis March 2010
The 1995 Attempted Derailing of the French TGV (High-Speed Train) and a Quantitative Analysis of 181 Rail Sabotage Attempts March 2010
Handbook of Emergency Management For State-Level Transportation Agencies February 2010
Supplement to MTI Study on Selective Passenger Screening in the Mass Transit Rail Environment January 2010
Implementation and Development of Vehicle Tracking and Immobilization Technologies January 2010
Potential Terrorist Uses of Highway-Borne Hazardous Materials January 2010
Rail Passenger Selective Screening Summit October 2009
The Role of Transportation in Campus Emergency Planning June 2009
The Fourth National Security Summit: Approaches to Passenger Screening March 2007
Selective Screening of Rail Passengers February 2007
Designing and Operating Safe and Secure Transit Systems: Assessing Current Practices in the United States and Abroad November 2005
Third National Transportation Security Summit: rail security--a symposium on terrorism and business continuity September 2005
Saving City Lifelines: Lessons Learned in the 9-11 Terrorist Attacks September 2003
California Transportation Security Summits March 2002
Protecting Surface Transportation Systems and Patrons from Terrorist Activities October 2001
Terrorism Overview October 2001
National Transportation Security Summit Washington , D.C. October 2001
(NAFTA II) California Border Zone Land Transportation Issues September 2001
Protecting Surface Transportation Systems and Patrons from Terrorist Activities December 1997
Terrorism in Surface Transportation: A Symposium March 1996