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PIA - Everbridge Mass Notification System (EMNS)

The Everbridge Mass Notification System (EMNS), through Everbridge Inc., will provide mass communication to Volpe Center employees in the event of a crisis, emergency, or issue which necessitates mass notification (weather, power, etc). The methods of communication may include email, telephone, cellular phone, and paging device numbers. The system is located at multiple hosting facilities and is managed and secured by Everbridge, Inc.

PIA - Confidential Close Call Reporting System (C3RS)

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONResearch & Innovative Technology Administration


March 19, 2010Revised

Overview of Privacy Management Process

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out rail safety programs. FRA is responsible for promulgating and enforcing rail safety...

PIA - Volpe Centralized Data Repository (VCDR)

The Volpe Centralized Data Repository (VCDR) will provide a consolidated, secured, data storage system that Volpe Center employees and contractors can use to store and generate sensitive records. Volpe Center employees and contractors will transfer their sensitive LAN records to VCDR and, going forward, will create any such records in VCDR. Among other improvements, this will eliminate the need for employees and contractors to individually encrypt each LAN record that contains personally...

PIA - Volpe Physical Access Control System (V-PACS)

Volpe Physical Access Control System -V-PACS (Formerly, Volpe Facility Security System SAS). The system provides physical access control and badge management for employees, contractors and visitors accessing the Volpe Center campus in Cambridge, MA.

PIA - Volpe Local Area Network (LAN) GS

The Volpe LAN GSS system provides access to required local systems and Wide Area Network (WAN) access to both the Internet and other Government Agencies. The LAN is used by Volpe Center employees and contractors.  The Volpe LAN is defined as the infrastructure required to support mission functionality including network and security devices, electronic mail resources, and intranet resources to include file servers, workstations, printers, etc. The Volpe LAN is managed by Federal Employees...

PIA - Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), is the federal agency charged with the safe and secure movement of almost 1 million daily shipments of hazardous materials by all modes of transportation. The agency also overseas the nation's pipeline infrastructure which accounts for 64 percent of the energy commodities consumed in the United States. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS) is the federal safety...

PIA - Third-Party Web Sites and Applications (STD-TP-WEB)

Within the Department of Transportation (DOT), DOT's Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), within the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), is responsible for leading DOT's compliance with the Open Government Directive issued by the Office of Management and Budget on December 8, 2009 (OMB Memorandum M-10-06). OCIO and other OST offices (principally, the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) and the Office of General Counsel (OGC)) provide technical, programmatic and legal support...

PIA - Tiger Collector Reporting Tool (TCRT)

The privacy management process is built upon a methodology that has been developed and implemented in leading companies around the country and globally. The methodology is designed to help ensure that DOT and OST will have the information, tools and technology necessary to manage privacy effectively and employ the highest level of fair information practices while allowing OST to achieve its mission of protecting and enhancing the U.S. transportation system. The methodology is based upon the...