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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.
Keywords: grade crossing, right-of-way incursion, rail, vehicle incursion, railroad safety
Abstract: Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road implemented high-visibility markings at grade crossings system-wide to reduce drivers turning onto the track....
Keywords: LERT, QNA, crossing, training, video
Abstract: The Rail Safety Training Course for Law Enforcement is a video-based training for emergency dispatchers that teaches them how to safely respond to rail accidents.
Keywords: Emergency warning, train horn, trespassers, music masking sounds, reaction time, acoustic warning device
Abstract: Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Acoustical warning devices are designed to warn trespassers of an approaching train. This study evaluated the urgency and detectibility of potential warning sounds.
Keywords: Highway-railroad grade crossing safety, law enforcement strategies and initiatives, photo enforcement
Abstract: This report discusses law enforcement initiatives for improving grade crossing safety gathered from a working group, including best practices and lessons learned.