By Frances L. Edwards,Daniel C. Goodrich

Transportation is the lifeline of any country, connecting humans, helping the economic system, and facilitating the supply of important items and companies. The September 11 attacks—and different assaults on floor transportation resources, together with the bombings in Madrid, London, Moscow, and Mumbai—demonstrate the vulnerability of the open structures to disruption and the results of the assaults on humans, estate, and the financial system. Now greater than ever, it has turn into primary for companies working within the transportation and transit sectors to enhance accomplished safety courses accounting for either typical and man-made risks and safeguarding humans, areas, and equipment—while even as making sure operations continuity. delivering transportation managers with the data, abilities, and skills to successfully deal with the safety of transportation resources, Introduction to Transportation Security examines:

  • Basic theories of safety and emergency management

  • The built-in nature of the nation’s severe infrastructure and the threats to transportation in every one floor mode

  • Federal corporations operating in emergency administration and transportation defense and their intelligence and reaction requisites and capabilities

  • The different types of mess ups that experience happened within the U.S. and chosen international locations, and their major financial impacts

  • Cost-beneficial defense techniques geared toward fighting catastrophic disasters in every one transportation mode

  • Effective equipment for organizing, checking out, and comparing transportation protection throughout modes and professions

The publication covers all transportation modes and their interconnectivity—including street, air shipment, freight and passenger rail, transit, and maritime. It provides studying goals and dialogue inquiries to attempt assimilation of the fabric and case reviews to facilitate a pragmatic realizing of the ideas. Introduction to Transportation Security presents crucial details for college students in transportation administration courses and execs charged with safeguarding the stream of resources inside our interconnected transportation network.

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