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By Frances L. Edwards

Transportation is the lifeline of any state, connecting humans, aiding the financial system, and facilitating the supply of significant items and prone. The Sept. 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 implications of the assaults on humans, estate, and the economic climate. Now greater than ever, it has turn into critical for companies working within the transportation and transit sectors to enhance entire safety courses accounting for either typical and man-made dangers and safeguarding humans, locations, and equipment―while whilst making sure operations continuity. supplying transportation managers with the information, talents, and skills to successfully deal with the protection of transportation resources, Introduction to Transportation Security examines:

  • Basic theories of defense and emergency management
  • The built-in nature of the nation’s serious infrastructure and the threats to transportation in every one floor mode
  • Federal organisations operating in emergency administration and transportation defense and their intelligence and reaction requisites and capabilities
  • The sorts of failures that experience happened within the U.S. and chosen countries, and their major fiscal impacts
  • Cost-beneficial defense techniques geared toward fighting catastrophic disasters in every one transportation mode
  • Effective tools for organizing, trying out, and comparing transportation safeguard throughout modes and professions

The e-book covers all transportation modes and their interconnectivity―including street, air shipment, freight and passenger rail, transit, and maritime. It offers studying goals and dialogue inquiries to try assimilation of the cloth and case reviews to facilitate a realistic realizing of the strategies. Introduction to Transportation Security offers crucial info for college kids in transportation administration courses and pros charged with safeguarding the stream of resources inside our interconnected transportation network.

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