Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Title Due Date CRITICAL ISSUES IN MASS TRANSPORTATION Introduction Mass transportation otherwise referred to as public transportation relates to the movement of people in the population mostly within and around urban centers while using various means of travel like trains and buses. The main feature of mass transportation is that many individuals tend to be carried in the same medium thus efficiency is a critical aspect of this endeavor. Stakeholders strive to ensure the public is transported at lower cost and ensure quality services are conferred. It is apparent that most transit platforms and systems are owned by owned by private companies which objectify to make profits by transporting people from one point to another (Clark & Rodriguez 13). Some are dominated and controlled by government agencies which might not necessarily function for the sake of making money but to ensure clogging incidences do ensuring terrorism activities do not transpire. While there are negative consequences of this approach the benefits outweigh the noted concerns enough reason for this policy to be implemented. Works Cited American Public Transportation Association. "Public Transportation Benefits." American Public Transportation Association 2017 apta.com Clark Jordan G and Ian R. Rodriguez. U.s. Transit Transportation and Infrastructure: Considerations and Developments. 2014. Downey Mortimer L. and Thomas R. Menzies. "Countering Terrorism in Transportation." Issues in Science and Technology 2017 issues.org/18-4/downey/.Kiersz Andy. "How likely are foreign terrorists to kill Americans? The odds may surprise you." PulseLive 1 Feb. 2017 pulselive.co.ke Piotr S. "Aristotle and Aquinas: Two Teleological Conceptions of Equality." The Heythrop Journal 2017 pp. 23-39. McCaule Clark. "Psychological Issues in Understanding Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism." Psychology of Terrorism 2006 pp. 13-31. Ravndal Jacob A. "Explaining right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: Grievances opportunities and polarisation." European Journal of Political Research 2017 pp. 4-16. Transportation Security Administration. "Transportation Security: Protecting Passengers and Freight." Transportation Security Administration 6 Apr. 2016 www.tsa.gov/news/testimony/2016/04/06/statement-peter-neffenger-administrator-transportation-security-0. [...]
You will write a position paper on a topic. The paper will provide a background to the policy issue, discuss its significance, identify key actors involved, and discuss other aspects like agenda setting, policy type, implementation, etc. Your analysis and argument should be based on data. You must appropriately use concepts learned. You must submit a working bibliography and a detailed outline.