Securing Transportation Systems

Editor: Hakim, Simon, Albert, Gila and Shiftan, Yoram
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $149.93
ISBN: 978-1-11-897793-4
Category: Technology & Engineering - Motor vehicles
Image Count: 48
Book Status: Available
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Addresses a variety of challenges and solutions within the transportation security sphere in order to protect our transportation systems.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors List
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction Gila Albert, Erwin A. Blackstone, Simon Hakim, and Yoram Shiftan
  • Section I Motivation and Challenges
  • 2 Terrorist Targeting of Public Transportation: Ideology and Tactics Shmuel Bar
  • 3 On the Rationality and Optimality of Transportation Networks Defense: A Network Centrality Approach Yaniv Altshuler, Rami Puzis, Yuval Elovici, Shlomo Bekhor, and Alex (Sandy) Pentland
  • 4 Adaptive Resilience and Critical Infrastructure Security: Emergent Challenges for Transportation and Cyberphysical Infrastructure Corri Zoli and Laura J. Steinberg
  • 5 Travelers' Perceptions of Security for Long-Distance Travel: An Exploratory Italian Study Eva Valeri, Amanda Stathopoulos, and Edoardo Marcucci
  • 6 Securing Transportation Systems from Radiological Threats Eric P. Rubenstein, Gordon A. Drukier, and Peter Zimmerman
  • 7 Protecting Transportation Infrastructure against Radiological Threat Ilan Yaar, Itzhak Halevy, Zvi Berenstein, and Avi Sharon
  • Section II Security Consideration for Modes of Transportation
  • 8 Securing Public Transit Systems Martin Wachs, Camille N.Y. Fink, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, and Brian D. Taylor
  • 9 Railroad Infrastructure: Protecting an Increasingly Vulnerable Asset Jeremy F. Plant and Richard R. Young
  • 10 Freight Railroad Security: A Case Study of Post-9/11 Effectiveness Roland D. Pandolfi, Jr.
  • 11 Cost-Effective Airport Security Policy Robert W. Poole, Jr.
  • 12 Seaport Operations and Security Willard Price and Ali Hashemi
  • 13 Pathologies of Privatization in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program Benjamin Inman and John C. Morris
  • 14 T raveler's Security Perceptions and Port Choices Amalia Polydoropoulou and Athena Tsirimpa
  • 15 Pipeline Security Luca Talarico, Kenneth Sörensen, Genserik Reniers, and Johan Springael
  • Section III The Role of Transportation in Evacuation
  • 16 Evacuation from Disaster Zones: Lessons from recent disasters in Australia and Japan Daniel Baldwin Hess and Christina M. Farrell
  • 17 Evacuation Planning and Preparedness in the Aftermath of Katrina, Rita, Irene, and Sandy: Lessons Learned David S. Heller
  • 18 Rural Evacuation and Public Transportation Jaydeep Chaudhari, Zhirui Ye, and Dhrumil Patel