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...
Keywords: Railroad trespassing, trespass prevention, right-of-way trespass, railroad safety, stakeholder engagement
Abstract: This report shows the benefits of, document the lessons learned from, and provide recommendations for the implementation and evaluation of trespass prevention strategies.
This report shows the benefits of, document the lessons learned from, and provide recommendations for the implementation and evaluation of trespass prevention strategies.
Keywords: Freight railroads, regional railroads, short line railroads, safety culture assessment, safety culture measurement, state of rail industry, human factors, safety culture, safety, railroad
Keywords: ABAQUS, floor fire resistance test, NFPA 130, structural floor assembly, passenger rail car, rail car floor, rolling stock