Jun 5, 2017
The terrorist attack that began when a van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge is a reminder that vehicular terrorism has become mainstream. How can authorities safeguard against such low-tech attacks?
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Testimony presented before the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Testimony submitted for the record to the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection.
Testimony presented before the New Orleans City Council.
Testimony presented before the Los Angeles Field Hearing of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
Testimony ppresented before the Texas Study Commission on Transportation Finance.
Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Judiciary.
Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs.
Testimony presented to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.
Testimony presented to the Aviation Subcommittee, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives.
Testimony presented to the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress.
By 2035 UK transport infrastructure may be severely congested. Innovate UK commissioned this study to explore how technology might address the congestion problem by using capacity more efficiently, supporting modal choice and managing travel demand.
According to analysis with a free new tool, allocating increased federal traffic safety funding by cost-effectiveness ratios rather than equally among states would save more than double the number of lives and prevent almost five times the injuries.
Through an employee survey, we found that making the Cambridge area a better place to live requires a rounded approach. Housing and traffic were the greatest concerns, while leisure, education and health were associated with local area satisfaction.
This brief describes an interactive tool that can help statedecisionmakers choose policies that are effective in reducing motor vehicle accidents in their states and appropriate to state budgets, saving lives and reducing economic and societal loss.
RAND Europe has collected evidence from one of the largest-ever surveys of citizens' views across Europe on security, surveillance and privacy issues in three scenarios: train travel, internet use (described here), and storage of health records.