Resources

RESOURCES /LINKS
 
Be aware of what is going on around you whether traveling, at work, or at home, be on the lookout for suspicious activity.
 
HOW TO FIND OUT IF THERE IS A
NATIONAL TERRORISM THREAT ANNOUNCEMENT

The Secretary of Homeland Security announces all alerts to the news media and posts the alerts at HYPERLINK www.DHS.gov/alerts. The Department of Homeland Security also distributes alerts across its social media channels, including the Department’s blog, Twitter stream, Facebook page and RSS feed. Mass transit facilities will also post area alerts.

 

 

 


HELPFUL LINKS

Department of Homeland SecurityNational Terrorism Advisory System


Department of Homeland Security “If You See Something, Say Something ™” Campaign


Capitalert.gov – Register for emergency alerts impacting the Greater Washington, DC area sent to your email, mobiledevice or RSS feed. Alerts are customizable and include major emergencies, DC area weather warning, traffic updates and school and government closings.

 

MakeAPlan.org – Provides instruction on how to prepare for natural disasters and terrorist attacks. The site explains how to prepare an emergency supply kit and provides printable checklists and emergency action plans.

 

Rider Express – Register to receive alerts related to weather or traffic problems or emergency situations that may impact PRTC’s bus services.  Alerts are customizable and delivered by email or SMS text message.

 

Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents (STAR) – STAR is a shared ride paratransit service that serves Arlington residents who have difficulty using public fixed route transit due to the effects of age or disability.