TRB Special Report 270: Deterrence, Protection, and Preparation: The New Transportation Security Imperative examines the role of science and technology in countering terrorism. It presents advice on a strategic approach to transportation security that recognizes the need to move people and goods efficiently and the need to improve security against terrorism. The report emphasizes a systematic approach to security, building security into operations, and layering security measures to deter--and to protect against--terrorist attack.Special Report 270 Summary
Table of Contents
|1 Introduction and Overview||9-11|
|2 Transportation System Characteri||12-28|
|3 Examples of Key Research and Technology Needs||29-39|
|4 Advice to TSA on Strategic Research and Planning||40-45|
|5 Concluding Observations||46-47|
|Appendix - Making the Nation Safer||48-77|
|Transportation Panel Biographical Information||78-84|
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