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Title Securing America's passenger-rail systems / Jeremy M. Wilson [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 122 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-122).
Contents Preface -- Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. What are the key rail-attack threats and their consequences? -- Chapter 3. Qualitative risk assessment for a notional passenger-rail system -- Chapter 4. Baseline security and operational characteristics of the notional rail system -- Chapter 5. Cost-effectiveness assessment of security-improvement options for the notional rail system -- Chapter 6. Rail-security policy considerations -- Appendix A. Qualitative risk assessment of rail-attack scenarios -- Appendix B. Cost-effectiveness assessment details -- References.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic.
Transportation -- United States -- Passenger traffic.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
Railroads -- Passenger traffic. (OCoLC)fst01089085
Transportation -- Passenger traffic. (OCoLC)fst01155119
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wilson, Jeremy M., 1974-
Other Form: Print version: Securing America's passenger-rail systems. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2007 9780833041173 0833041177 (DLC) 2007048795 (OCoLC)182621570
ISBN 9780833044372 (electronic bk.)
0833044370 (electronic bk.)
9780833041173 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0833041177 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000048833972
AU@ 000051342993
DEBBG BV043127434
DEBBG BV044129459
DEBSZ 396176011
DEBSZ 42211717X
GBVCP 1008651184
GBVCP 802614728
HEBIS 286073587
NZ1 14167298

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