WEEK 6 #4.docx - Discuss the complexities the U.S faces when securing differing modes of transportation How important is critical infrastructure

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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? “U.S. critical infrastructure protection (CIP) requires both the stipulation of security from internal and external perils and the rehabilitation of physically damaged critical infrastructure which may interrupt services” (Hemme, 2015, pg.3). The United States relies on transportation to compete globally and to support and relieve a slow domestic economy. Individuals depend on transportation, not just to get to work to get to other essential factors in their lives, such as socializing, accessing hospitals, and other things. This extensive transportation system may be sufficient to accommodate today's population and economy, even though extremely overcrowded locations make that contestable. Nonetheless, preservation and development are essential to support an expected 20 percent increase in the population. The rancorous debate regarding shortfalls and taxes has prevented the
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  • Spring '18
  • Interstate Highway System, Transportation research Board

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