By Frances L. Edwards,Daniel C. Goodrich
Transportation is the lifeline of any country, connecting humans, helping the financial system, and facilitating the supply of important items and providers. 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 economic system. Now greater than ever, it has turn into critical for companies working within the transportation and transit sectors to improve finished safeguard courses accounting for either common and man-made dangers and safeguarding humans, areas, and equipment—while whilst making sure operations continuity. delivering transportation managers with the information, abilities, and talents to successfully deal with the protection of transportation resources, Introduction to Transportation Security examines:
- Basic theories of protection and emergency management
- The built-in nature of the nation’s serious infrastructure and the threats to transportation in each one floor mode
- Federal enterprises operating in emergency administration and transportation protection and their intelligence and reaction specifications and capabilities
- The kinds of failures that experience happened within the U.S. and chosen international locations, and their major financial impacts
- Cost-beneficial defense innovations geared toward combating catastrophic mess ups in each one transportation mode
- Effective tools for organizing, checking out, and comparing transportation protection throughout modes and professions
The booklet covers all transportation modes and their interconnectivity—including street, air shipment, freight and passenger rail, transit, and maritime. It offers studying targets and dialogue inquiries to try assimilation of the cloth and case experiences to facilitate a pragmatic knowing of the options. Introduction to Transportation Security presents crucial details for college kids in transportation administration courses and execs charged with safeguarding the flow of resources inside of our interconnected transportation network.
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Introduction to Transportation Security by Frances L. Edwards,Daniel C. Goodrich