Congress finds that—
182 public transportation systems throughout the world have been primary targets of terrorist attacks;
people use public transportation vehicles 33,000,000 times each day;
the Federal Transit Administration has invested $93,800,000,000 since 1992 for construction and improvements;
greater Federal investment in transit security improvements per passenger boarding is necessary to better protect the American people, given transit’s vital importance in creating mobility and promoting our Nation’s economy.