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Keywords: Guidance on the Quiet Zone Creation Process
Abstract: A national study examined the accident histories of grade crossings with whistle bans. Findings suggest that whistle bans increase the risk of accidents at crossings.
A national study examined the accident histories of grade crossings with whistle bans. Findings suggest that whistle bans increase the risk of accidents at crossings.
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems: Safety of Advanced Braking Concepts for High Speed Ground Transportation Systems
Keywords: high-speed; rail; magnetic levitation; braking equipment; fault-tolerant; fail-safe; FMEA; safety; failure modes
Abstract: The objective of this study is to develop qualitative and quantitative information on the various braking strategies used in high-speed ground transportation systems in support of...
Keywords: Intercity Transportation, Automated Peoplemovers, Intermodal Connectivity
Abstract: The large investment required to build a new high speed ground transportation system in the U.S. requires that the station component of such a system receive considerably more...
Safety of High Speed Ground Transportation Systems: Analytical Methodology for Safety Validation of Computer Controlled Subsystems. Volume 1. State-Of-The-Art and Assessment of Safety Verification/Validation Methodologies
Keywords: verification; validation; software; hardware; methodlogy; safety; safety standards; high speed rail; magnetic levitation; high-speed guided ground transportation system
Abstract: This report describes the development of a methodology designed to assure that a sufficiently high level of safety is achieved and maintained in computer-based systems which...
Keywords: High Speed Switch, Electromagnetic Switch, Guideways
Abstract: High speed switches are required to maintain throughput capacity and schedule and route flexibility in a successful Maglev system. Ride quality constraints at full speed require...