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Discuss the complexities the U.S. faces when securing differing modes of transportation. How important is critical infrastructure protection maintenance in overall transportation security? The transportation sector is a very unique sector due to the fact that it encompasses a large amount of different travel means along with covers the entire United States. This sector includes aviation, highways, maritime transportation, passenger rail, freight rail, pipelines, and postal sections. This sector also includes passengers entering and exiting the nation. Along with moving personnel to and from the nation this sector plays a crucial role in moving cargo in and out of the nation. “The Transportation System sector is immense, consisting of 450 commercial airports, four million miles of roadways, 10,000 miles of navigable waterways, mass transit systems, 143,000 miles of train track and more” (Hemme, 2015, pg.12). There are multiple organizations that are tasked with the overall security and operations of these sectors. These organizations that run and operate this sector consists
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  • Spring '18
  • United States Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, United States Coast Guard, Transportation sector

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