Keywords: Crossing safety, crossing monitoring, first responders, delay time, train signal, artificial intelligence, train control
Abstract: Researchers developed i-CATSS to detect and predict highway-rail blockages and provide first responders with real-time information of traffic conditions at crossings.
Keywords: Acoustic Warning Device, AWD, air horn, variable directivity, grade crossing, sound beam steering, speaker array, locomotive, detectability, noise reduction
Abstract: This summarizes the R&D of a variable directivity Acoustic Warning Device (AWD) used as a locomotive horn and a GPS to control an arrangement of directional loudspeakers....
Keywords: Automated railroad trespass detection, artificial intelligence, AI, machine learning, railroad trespassing, grade crossing violations, railroad safety
Abstract: FRA has sponsored research to develop an AI software application for automating the detection of grade crossing violations and trespassing activities from static camera feeds...
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing, HRGC, in-vehicle auditory alerts, IVAA, auditory alerts, spatial auditory displays, human factors
Abstract: This literature review covers over 70 standards, research, and use cases on the design of in-vehicle auditory alerts (IVAAs) for highway-rail grade crossings (HRGCs).
Keywords: Waze, crowdsourced data, railroad safety, grade crossing, blocked crossing
Abstract: FRA sponsored a research project to explore the potential uses of WAZE data to increase safety at grade crossings.
FRA sponsored a research project to explore the potential uses of WAZE data to increase safety at grade crossings.