Information and Communications Technology Survey of Class I Railroad Train, Yard, and Engine Workers
Keywords: Survey, questionnaire, needs assessment, Railroaders’ Guide to Healthy Sleep, train yard and engine, TY&E, demographics, human factors, Information and Communications Technology, ICT
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: E-ATC, PTC, braking enforcement
Keywords: Quasi-Moving Block (QMB), next generation track circuit, NGTC, track circuit enhancements