Project:

Transportation Worker Identification Card

Description:

Proposed government initiative to develop and test a technology-based secure identification system for transportation workers

Stakeholders:

TSA/DHS

Technology implications:

May use two or more biometrics on a smart-card platform

Project:

Surface Transportation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Rail/Waterways ST-ISAC)

 

Commercial Vehicle Operations ISAC

Description:

Public–private system for sharing/transferring security-sensitive information between safety and security agencies and modal interests

Stakeholders:

Railroads, trucking companies, domestic waterway carriers, U.S. intelligence agencies, public safety agencies, law enforcement agencies

Technology implications:

Multijurisdictional data-transfer systems. Data formatting and encryption issues

Project:

TSA Airport Biometric Research Solicitation

Description:

TSA and FAA are developing and releasing a solicitation to develop and install aviation personnel identification systems throughout the United States (20+ airports). The focus is on access and perimeter control using existing and emerging technologies

Stakeholders:

Aviation personnel (possibly including air cargo personnel), TSA/FAA, law enforcement agencies

Technology implications:

Large-scale systems integration using personnel data and government information. Biometric data and readers integrated with personnel management applications



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