Ridge Announces New Train And Subway Security

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announces a $1.7 billion plan to protect trains and subways from terrorism.
March 24, 2004, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to develop a "rapid deployment mass transit canine program trained to search for explosives in rail tunnels, and will implement this spring a pilot program to test the feasibility of screening luggage and carry-on bags, he said... freight trains carrying hazardous materials are 'at the very heart of the discussion.' "

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Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 in CNN
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