In The Stimulus: $2.8 billion is being targeted for Homeland Security programs, including $1 billion for airport screening equipment. Another $4 billion is going in grant to state and local law enforcement to hire officers and buy equipment. Another $46 billion is set for transportation projects, which includes highway and bridge construction and repair, mass transit, high-speed railways and Amtrak improvements.
Hit It While It's Hot: Everything from dispatch centers to airport department networking is going to need a steady technology hand to help spend the funds wisely. As for the transportation priorities, improvements in each area are going to include technology plays.