Special Committee on Transportation Security and Emergency Management (SCOTSEM)

AASHTO Liaisons
Patrick Zelinski, Associate Program Manager

Gummada Murthy, Associate Program Director, Operations

2003 Summary of Transportation Security Task Force Achievements

Summary of Task Force achievements from 2001 to 2003 (Task Force Achievements.doc)

2003 Transportation Security Task Force Institutionalization Options

After 18 months of operation, the AASHTO Transportation Security Task Force leadership and AASHTO staff desire to identify 1) the appropriate role for AASHTO in the area of transportation security matters, and 2) how that role might best be addressed on an on-going basis within AASHTO. The objective therefore is to explore, decide on, and implement a structure to support a continuing AASHTO presence for matters of transportation security.

To read more click here: Task Force Options

2008 SCOTS Strategic Planning Support Document

More DOTs are recognizing the interrelationship between security and emergency management requirements that are critical to safe and efficient operation of a resilient transportation network across the United States in the 21st Century – Something every state DOT CEO should have near the top of their priorities list. With investment in the right tools (people, planning, partnerships, infrastructure, and technologies) DOTs can be well prepared to neutralize unexpected interruptions to transportation networks before they have a dramatic ripple effect on travel across a wide region.

To read more click here: SCOTS – Strategic Direction Themes.docx