Policy and Guidance
Keywords: Trespasser Casualty Map User Guide
Keywords: Changing At-Risk Behavior, CAB, Cab Red Zone, CRZ, Continuous Improvement,
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration conducted a pilot demonstration of Clear Signal for Action (CSA), a risk reduction process that combines peer-to-peer feedback, continuous...
Keywords: rolling contact fatigue, wheel/rail interface, wear, management modules
Abstract: In July 2011, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., coordinated the joint Federal Railroad Association/Association of American Railroads Workshop on Rolling Contact Fatigue...
Cognitive and Collaborative Demands of Freight Conductor Activities: Results and Implications of a Cognitive Task Analysis
Keywords: Cognitive task analysis, CTA, freight rail, freight conductor, conductor training, Rail Safety Improvement Act, RSIA, positive train control, PTC, conductor certification
Abstract: This report presents the results of a cognitive task analysis (CTA) that examined the cognitive and collaborative demands placed on conductors, as well as the knowledge and skills...
Keywords: sleep; actigraphy; locomotive engineer; FAST; Fatigue Avoidance Scheduling Tool
Abstract: This report presents the results of a study to validate the AutoSleep sleep prediction algorithm, which is a component of the Fatigue Avoidance Scheduling Tool (FAST). Researchers...