Keywords: Railroad Information Sharing Environment, RISE, data trust, human factors, railroad, pilot project, University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory, UMD CATT Lab, safety, voluntary partnership
Keywords: Railroad safety, data trust, data analysis, data visualization
Acoustical Warning Devices as Emergency Warning Signals (EWS) Phase 3: Performance Evaluation on a Locomotive
Keywords: Emergency warning sound, train horn, yelp, wail, trespassers, music masking sounds, reaction time, detectability, urgency, acoustic warning device
Keywords: Grade crossing, traffic control device, average annual daily traffic, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, vehicle miles traveled, freight train miles
Abstract: Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...
Keywords: Suicide, trespass, railroad, countermeasure, fatalities, determination criteria, human factors, pilot project
Abstract: This document describes a pilot project that evaluated the potential for developing standardized criteria that railroads can use to determine the probable intent (i.e., suicide...
This document describes a pilot project that evaluated the potential for developing standardized criteria that railroads can use to determine the probable intent (i.e., suicide...