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.
Keywords: Photogrammetry, line-of-sight, grade crossing, railroad safety
Abstract: FRA evaluated the effectiveness of using drones and photogrammetry software to conduct line-of-sight analyses of selected grade crossings. Researchers selected crossings with...
Statement of Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Amit Bose On the Derailment of Amtrak’s Empire Builder in Buelow, Montana
Keywords: Derailment, Amtrak, Buelow, Montana
Keywords: grade crossings; crossing consolidation; crossing closure; warning devices; passive; active; driver; trespassing; vandalism
Abstract: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Warning Systems, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings, Trespasser Programs Keywords
Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Warning Systems, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings, Trespasser Programs
Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, driver behavior, safety, signage, LED-enhanced signs, violations, traffic queue detection
Abstract: Laser-triggered LED-enhanced “DO NOT STOP ON TRACKS” signs may reduce grade crossing highway vehicle queueing.