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...
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.
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing, grade crossing, safety, driver behavior, ENS, Emergency Notification System
Abstract: FRA studied participants exposed to Emergency Notification System signs of different orientations (parallel and perpendicular to the tracks) and various highway-rail grade...
Keywords: New Model for Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Accident Prediction and Severity
Abstract: FRA sponsored a research project to develop a new Accident Prediction and Severity Model for highway-rail grade crossings.