Security System Guidelines - Bus Vehicles

The objective of this project is to develop design guidelines for bus vehicles that a transit agency may incorporate into its operations and future purchasing decisions to strengthen security. The Volpe Center, in cooperation with bus operators and manufacturers, will identify bus vehicle characteristics that can be modified to improve security for riders and employees. Bus vehicle elements under review include passenger and mechanical compartment access control, driver isolation, fuel system security, emergency egress, and others. Transit operators will provide the industry review and comments for this project.


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    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      Project MA-26-7084

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Transit Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  USA  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Belanger, Marcel

    • Performing Organizations:

      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

      55 Broadway
      Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
    • Principal Investigators:

      Rabkin, Matthew

    • Start Date: 20021100
    • Actual Completion Date: 20031100
    • Source Data: RiP Project 8662

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01459038
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: Project MA-26-7084
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:55PM