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.
Department of Homeland Security – National 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.