Security Program Considerations for Public Transit


This APTA Standard proposes security program consideration practices for transit passenger facilities to enhance the security of people, operations, assets and infrastructure.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA SS-SIS-S-010-13 03/26/2013 Published Current


assessment, balanced security, blast, clear zone, considerations, design considerations, layers of protection, security program, site survey, standoff distance


This APTA Standard provides basic security program considerations strategy background information. It offers an overview and descriptions of the applicability of the four pillars of security. It also includes discussions about: basic security principles, designation of zones, and layers of protection and how they may be integrated with other security standards and best practices used by transit agencies to enhance their security program(s).

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