TSA and strengthening security procedures at railroads.
The Transportation Security Administration has yet to strengthen security procedures at railroads a decade after legislation required such actions in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to two reports.
Both the House Homeland Security Committee’s Democratic members in findings released days ago and the Department of Homeland Security inspector general in 2016 found vulnerabilities on trains, even as security has been strengthened at the nation’s airports.
Combined with recent reports that an al Qaida publication told followers how to attack passenger railroads in the U.S. and Western Europe, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker sought information about what TSA was doing to strengthen security on Amtrak and other rail systems. Read article here