EFFECTS OF CATASTROPHIC EVENTS ON TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS: NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 11

This report documents the actions taken by transportation agencies in response to the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001 and is part of a larger effort to examine the impacts of catastrophic events on transportation system facilities and services. The findings documented in this report are a result of the creation of a detailed chronology of New York events, a literature search, and interviews of key personnel involved in transportation operations decision-making on September 11. This report emphasizes the transportation aspects of this catastrophic event and lessons learned that could be incorporated into future emergency response planning.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Department of Transportation

    Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Operations, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • DeBlasio, A J
    • Regan, Terrance J
    • Zirker, Margaret E
    • Day, F B
    • Crowder, M
    • Bagdonas, K
    • Brodesky, R
    • Morin, D
  • Publication Date: 2002-4-21

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00989285
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Draft Report
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 22 2005 12:00AM