Risk Management

    Costing Asset Protection: An All Hazards Guide for Transportation Agencies (CAPTA); NCHRP

    A written report and Microsoft Excel-based planning method for senior managers in transportation agencies that helps users make system-wide capital and operating budget allocation decisions across modes that are informed by information about vulnerabilities in their individual transportation assets that could result in significant losses given the threats and hazards of greatest concern.

    A Guide to Highway Vulnerability Assessment for Critical Asset Identification and Protection (May 2002)

    Precursor guide to CAPTA that helps State DOTs:

    • Assess the vulnerabilities of their physical assets such as bridges, tunnels, roadways, and inspection and traffic operation facilities, among others;
    • Develop possible countermeasures to deter, detect, and delay the consequences of terrorist threats to such assets;
    • Estimate the capital and operating costs of such countermeasures; and
    • Improve security operational planning for better protection against future acts of terrorism.

    A Guide to Highway Vulnerability Assessment for Critical Asset Identification and Protection - Appendices A-F

    • Background
    • Worksheets
    • Acronymn List
    • Bibliography
    • List of Individuals Contacted
    • Illustrative Practices