TRB Security, Emergency Management, and Infrastructure Protection Research Status Report

Since September 11, 2001, 145 security-, emergency management-, and infrastructure protection-related planning and implementation projects have been initiated through programs managed by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). One hundred eleven of these projects have been completed; 24 projects are in progress; and 10 projects have contracts pending or are currently in development. This report, updated monthly, provides information on about $20 million worth of completed and ongoing TRB security research.

The report includes information on research that is formally coordinated between the Transit Cooperative Research Program and National Cooperative Highway Research Program. The report also highlights security-related projects developed under TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program, Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program, Transit Innovation Deserving Exploratory Analysis program, National Cooperative Freight Research Program, Legal Research Program, and Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program.