Transportation is the lifeline of any nation, connecting people, supporting the economy, and facilitating the delivery of vital goods and services. The 9/11 attacks and other attacks on surface transportation assets, including the bombings in Madrid, London, Moscow, and Mumbai demonstrate the vulnerability of the open systems to disruption and the
Safety, Security, and Emergency Management. Security Theory and Practice. Emergency Management Theory and Practice. Federal Agencies and Structures: Surface Transportation Security. Layers of Security. Multi-Modal Surface Transportation Security: Threats and Strategies. Road Transportation Cars and Trucks. Road-Based Busses, Livery, Paratransit, Ambulances, and Delivery Vehicles. Mass Transit on Fixed Rails and Guideways. Freight and Long-Distance Passenger Heavy Rail. Maritime Transportation. Air Cargo Operations Security. Putting it All Together. Transportation Security, Supply Chain, and Critical Infrastructure. Glossary. Acronyms. Index.