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August 5, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>In the aftermath of a grisly and unprovoked murder on a Greyhound Bus, Transport Canada and municipalities are looking at how to improve security on buses and trains.</p>
The Montreal Gazette
July 25, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Witold Rybczynski visits Thom Mayne's new Federal Building in downtown San Francisco. He finds a number of energy conservation innovations at play, but concludes that precious little else is playful or human about the architecture.</p>
Slate.com
July 14, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>A "Black Hat security researcher" claims he has discovered security flaws in the FasTrak toll transponder used by drivers in California and Colorado. However, the story is quickly dismantled as "baloney" by a toll road industry insider.</p>
Toll Roads News
June 13, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>MI5 has requested that planners and architects keep some details of building designs top secret as part of the fight against terrorism.</p>
The Architect's Journal
June 5, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Washington, D.C. police decide to stop everyone entering a neighborhood that has seen 22 killings so far this year, including a recent triple homicide.</p>
The Washington Post
April 24, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Investors are moving forward with plans to build an amusement park in Baghdad, arguing the Iraqi capital is in dire need of entertainment facilities. Many worry that security concerns will disrupt those plans.</p>
The Times
March 28, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Miami may be the first American city to have its police force adopt Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to aid police in fighting crime, a development civil liberties groups are finding disconcerting.</p>
Reuters
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