Transit Security Design Guidance - Infrastructure
This online engineering PDH course presents specific design considerations and the tools necessary for securing the most important transit agency asset: the transit infrastructure. Infrastructure design is only one element of a larger security program. The process begins with a TVA, which identifies potential threats and their severity, and estimates how vulnerable each asset is to these threats. Scenario and Consequence Analyses then evaluate the maximum extent of damage or injury in the event of an attack. Based on these evaluations, transit agency officials can then prioritize their concerns and determine the appropriate level of protection through countermeasures.
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To assist the public transit industry in managing these new demands, FTA has developed security-oriented design considerations for transit bus and rail vehicles, and for the transportation infrastructure. These considerations are intended to aid transit agencies in developing security strategies.
This 8 PDH online course is applicable to transit agency decision makers, members of design, construction and operations departments, security and law enforcement personnel, and consultants and contractors, in developing an effective and affordable infrastructure design strategy following the completion of a threat and vulnerability assessment (TVA) and development of a comprehensive plan.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the various categories of infrastructure
- Understanding the site layout and interior layout design considerations
- Understanding the structural engineering design considerations
- Understanding the security-related architectural design features.
- Understanding the design considerations for various building systems and services
- Learning about security approaches for various types of transit infrastructure
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Chapter 6 "Infrastructure" of the FTA Publication tilted, "Transit Security Design Considerations" (FTA-
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