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TCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SA-12 [Final (Synthesis)]

Electronic Surveillance Technology on Transit Vehicles
[ TCRP J-07 (Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 25000
Staff Responsibility: Donna L. Vlasak
Effective Date: 2/1/2000
Completion Date: 10/31/2001
Fiscal Year: 1999

TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 38: Electronic Surveillance Technology on Transit Vehicles describes the state of the practice concerning the use of on-board vehicle surveillance technologies designed to address both safety and security issues at public transportation agencies. It includes a review of emerging technologies likely to be implemented in the near future in the transit environment. Issues and shortcomings with surveillance are addressed, including financial, legal, maintenance, and procedural concerns. This document touches on the successes and failures of systems in meeting both system needs and product descriptions.

This report is published at http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=2423

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