Passenger Rail Security: Enhanced Federal Leadership Needed to Prioritize and Guide Security Efforts Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Passenger Rail Security: Enhanced Federal Leadership Needed to Prioritize and Guide Security Efforts

Creator

  • Author: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2005-09-09

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The U.S. passenger rail system is a vital component of the nation's transportation infrastructure, carrying more than 11 million passengers each weekday. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) share responsibility for ensuring the safety and security of rail systems. In this report, GAO addressed (1) DHS actions to assess the risks to the U.S. passenger rail system in the context of prevailing risk management principles, (2) federal actions taken to enhance the security of the U.S. passenger rail system, and (3) security practices that domestic and selected foreign passenger rail operators have implemented."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: transportation
  • Keyword: passenger rail security
  • Keyword: letter report

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: GAO-05-851
  • Accession or Local Control No: 247732
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-05-851
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc298582