(a) In general
(b) Covered entitiesEntities to be assessed under the program shall include—
public transportation agencies;
governmental and nongovernmental emergency response providers and law enforcement personnel, including transit police; and
any other organization or entity that the Secretary determines appropriate.
(c) RequirementsThe Secretary shall ensure that the program—
(1) requires, for public transportation agencies which the Secretary deems appropriate, exercises to be conducted that are—
scaled and tailored to the needs of specific public transportation systems, and include taking into account the needs of the elderly and individuals with disabilities;
as realistic as practicable and based on current risk assessments, including credible threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences;
inclusive, as appropriate, of frontline employees and managers; and
(2) provides that exercises described in paragraph (1) will be—
evaluated by the Secretary against clear and consistent performance measures;
involves individuals in neighborhoods around the infrastructure of a public transportation system; and
(d) National Exercise Program
(e) Ferry system exemption
This section does not apply to any ferry system for which drills are required to be conducted pursuant to section 70103 of title 46.