Practical Challenges and New Research Frontiers for Safety and Security in Transit Environments

Vania Ceccato, Andrew Newton

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This chapter brings together this edited volume, and highlights and summarizes the main findings presented in the book, based on each of the preceding five sections. It examines the conceptual framework, and the main findings that arise from each section. These include safety and security at the transit node, the journey, links to the surrounding settings and the perspective of the user. It provides an overview of why safety and security is challenging and complex, and discusses the utility of the conceptual framework in tackling this. It then suggests new research frontiers for safety in transit environments, before concluding with some recommendations for future policy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSafety and Security in Transit Environments
Subtitle of host publicationAn Interdisciplinary Approach
EditorsVania Ceccato, Andrew Newton
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781137457653
ISBN (Print)9781349571796
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2015

Publication series

NameCrime Prevention and Security Management
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK

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