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What GAO Found The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) assesses passenger rail risks through the Transportation Sector Security Risk Assessment, the Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE), and threat assessments.
What GAO Found The federal government has invested in individual projects that may enhance climate resilience, but it does not have a strategic approach to guide its investments in high-priority climate resilience projects.
What GAO Found In the United States, commercial service airports may impose Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) on passengers to help pay for airport capital projects. Airlines are required to collect these fees as part of a ticket’s purchase and remit them to airports.