TRB’s Legal Research Digest 22: The Case for Searches on Public Transportation examines the ability of public transportation systems or their agents, within the context of federal or state law, to conduct either random searches or targeted searches of passengers on public transportation vehicles or on public transportation property.  View Report read more →

This digest examines how state law affects the ability to assign risk contractually; the current practices for drafting contract provisions to manage risk; competitive procurement and cost analysis issues; methods of obtaining comparative pricing for various insurance options; and the impacts of the various types of insurance programs on owner liability, project and contractor safety,.. read more →