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Protecting the mass transit critical infrastructure in New York City and in the nation

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection.

Protecting the mass transit critical infrastructure in New York City and in the nation

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 25, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection.

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  • Amtrak -- Employees -- Training of,
  • Local transit -- Security measures -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Local transit -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Local transit -- Employees -- Training of -- United States,
  • Urban transportation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures,
  • Railroads -- Passenger traffic -- Security measures -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Railroads -- Passenger traffic -- Security measures -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23102135M
    ISBN 100160811465
    ISBN 109780160811463

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