TCRP Synthesis 90: Video Surveillance Uses by Rail Transit Agencies
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TCRP Synthesis 90:
Video Surveillance Uses by Rail Transit Agencies
(2011)
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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 90: Video Surveillance Uses by Rail Transit Agencies explores the current use of electronic video surveillance technology solely by passenger rail agencies onboard railcars, along rights-of-way, and more.

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91 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Front Matter i-x
Summary 1-4
CHAPTER ONE - Introduction 5-6
Project Background and Objectives 7-7
Report Organization 8-9
History of Electronic Video Surveillance in Transit 10-10
Video Surveillance and Risk Management 11-12
Expanding the Definition of Risk 13-14
The London Underground's Influence on Transit Surveillance Systems 15-15
Use of Surveillance by Transit Systems Worldwide 16-18
Use of Video Surveillance by Canadian Transit Systems 19-20
Video Surveillance and Public Perceptions of Safety and Security 21-23
Introduction 24-24
Stations, Station Platforms, and Shelters 25-26
Onboard Railcars 27-27
Parking Facilities 28-29
Storage Yards, Other Yards, and Administrative Areas 30-30
Right-of-Way Surveillance 31-33
Deciding Where to Install Video Surveillance 34-35
Funding Video Surveillance Systems 36-37
Monitoring Video Cameras - When and by Whom 38-38
Video Analytics 39-40
Video Surveillance as a Forensic Tool 41-41
Patron and Employee Awareness and Perceptions of Video Surveillance 42-43
Case Study 1: Altamont Commuter Express, San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission, California 44-45
Case Study 2: Metro Transit, Minneapolis, Minnesota 46-48
Case Study 3: Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, Texas 49-50
Case Study 4: Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 51-53
Case Study 5: Valley Metro Rail, Phoenix, Arizona 54-56
CHAPTER SIX - Conclusions 57-60
ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS 61-61
GLOSSARY 62-63
REFERENCES 64-67
LITERATURE REVIEW [ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY] 68-73
APPENDIX A - Synthesis Questionnaire 74-78
APPENDIX B - Questionnaire Respondents 79-81

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