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Hostile vehicle mitigation | Public Website

Vehicle-borne threats range from vandalism to sophisticated or aggressive attack by determined criminals or terrorists. The mobility and payload capacity of a vehicle offers a convenient delivery mechanism for a large explosive device, although the vehicle itself may be used as a weapon. This section contains guidance that will help practitioners determine the vehicle-borne threat, assess site strengths and vulnerabilities, and identify suitable options for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) measures.

Determining the type of vehicle-borne threat being faced

When specifying the nature of the vehicle-borne threat it is important to understand:

  • Modus Operandi (MO) – this includes parked, penetrative, encroachment, deception and duress or a combination of attack methods including surreptitious and forcible attack on the barrier with hand tools or explosives
  • Threat vehicle(s) – unmodified road vehicles with specific characteristics – mass, speed and structure, as well as vehicle specific capabilities
  • Blast effect – especially if considering VBIED attack
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Bicycle Boulevards | Official website of the City of Tucson

Bicycle Boulevard Project Updates

What is a Bicycle Boulevard?

Bicycle boulevards are residential streets designed to prioritize bicycling and enhance conditions for walking. The bicycle boulevard network will serve as the backbone for walking and biking in Tucson. Bicycle boulevards support several community values including improving the health of Tucsonans, stimulating the economy and enhancing the Sonoran Desert environment. The Department of Transportation has identified 193 miles of future bicycle boulevards along 64 corridors that improve connectivity to schools, parks, libraries, stores and other key destinations.

Bicycle boulevards vary in character to reflect the unique neighborhoods they travel through, but all include the defining features and engineering tools to:
    • Slow traffic
    • Reduce cut-through traffic
    • Help people walking and biking cross major streets

Bicycle Boulevard Master Plan 

The City of Tucson developed a Bicycle Boulevard Master Plan to guide the implementation of the bike boulevard network. The plan

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ASCCA Official Website – Automotive Service Councils of California

Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY, a software solutions company that equips the automotive repair and maintenance aftermarket with award-winning technology tools to improve customer …


Automotive Service Councils of California Proudly Announces New Corporate Partnership with Autologic Diagnostics

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with Autologic Diagnostics,a comprehensive diagnostic support solution designed to deal with the challenges of today’s more complex vehicles. Autologic’s latest innovation, DrivePRO, …


ASCCA California Independent – Summer 2019 Issue Available Now!

The Summer 2019 issue of ASCCA’s quarterly magazine, The California Independent is out for your viewing pleasure! Feel free to share the link with your colleagues or anyone you think might be interested

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