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SECURING AMERICA'S PASSENGER-RAIL SYSTEMS
     

SECURING AMERICA'S PASSENGER-RAIL SYSTEMS

by Jeremy M. Wilson, Brian A. Jackson, Mel Eisman, Paul Steinberg, Jack K. Riley
 

U.S. communities depend on reliable, safe, and secure rail systems. Each weekday, more than 12 million passengers take to U.S. railways. This book explains a framework for security planners and policymakers to guide cost-effective rail-security planning, specifically for the risk of terrorism. Risk is a function of threat, vulnerability, and consequences. This book

Overview

U.S. communities depend on reliable, safe, and secure rail systems. Each weekday, more than 12 million passengers take to U.S. railways. This book explains a framework for security planners and policymakers to guide cost-effective rail-security planning, specifically for the risk of terrorism. Risk is a function of threat, vulnerability, and consequences. This book focuses on addressing vulnerabilities and limiting consequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833041173
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
12/30/2007
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Jackson (Ph.D., bio-inorganic chemistry, California Institute of Technology) is an associate physical scientist at RAND.

Paul Steinberg (Ph.D., English, University of California, Berkeley) is a Communications Analyst at RAND.

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