06.21.16

Protecting our Passengers: Perspectives on Securing Surface Transportation in New Jersey and New York

June 21, 2016 10:00 AM | Hepburn Hall, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Surface transportation systems serve over 28 million riders daily and over 10 billion riders annually. Given the current threat environment, this field hearing will examine the preparedness and response capabilities of major surface transportation systems and first responders in the New York and New Jersey area. The field hearing will be in Hepburn Hall, Room 202, at the New Jersey City University located at 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305.

 

Opening Statements

Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

PANEL I

Ms. Sonya Proctor
Director, Surface Division
Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement
Transportation Security Administration
Witness Testimony

Mr. Raymond Diaz
Director of Security
Metropolitan Transit Authority
Witness Testimony

Mr. Thomas Belfiore
Chief Security Officer
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Witness Testimony

Mr. Christopher Trucillo
Chief of Police
New Jersey Transit Police Department
Witness Testimony

Mr. Martin Conway
Deputy Police Chief
National Railroad Passenger Corporation – AMTRAK
Witness Testimony

PANEL II

Sergeant W. Greg Kierce
Director
Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security
City of Jersey City, New Jersey
Witness Testimony

Lieutenant Vincent Glenn
Commander, Emergency Service Unit
Police Department
Jersey City, New Jersey
Witness Testimony

Mr. Rick Sposa
Operations Coordinator
Emergency Medical Services
Jersey Medical Center
Witness Testimony

Captain Richard D. Gorman
Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Department of Fire and Emergency Services
Jersey City, New Jersey
Witness Testimony

Mr. Mike Mollahan
Trustee
Port Authority Police Benevolent Association
Witness Testimony

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