TSA protects the Nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce. The agency's core vision is to continuously set the standard for excellence in transportation security through its people, processes and technology. Among TSA's numerous activities, the agency provides grants to the public to aid in the enhancement of security programs and training and develops guidance for industry to ensure all modes of transportation understand how to detect and report security threats.



Additional freight rail and highway security resources can be requested through TSA’s website.


Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee

The TSA Modernization Act of 2018 established the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC) to advise the TSA Administrator on surface transportation security matters, including development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, initiatives, rulemakings, and security directives pertaining to surface transportation security.  More details can be found on the STSAC webpage.