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Keywords: New Model for Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Accident Prediction and Severity
Abstract: FRA sponsored a research project to develop a new Accident Prediction and Severity Model for highway-rail grade crossings.
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: Crossing Research, Stakeholder Engagement, ILCAD 2019, Engineering, Innovation
Keywords: Crossing, grade crossing, safety, pedestrian, vehicle, gates
Abstract: A review of the U.S. grade crossing incidents over 30 years revealed that fatal incidents involving pedestrians increased despite significant safety gains.
Reports to Congress
Keywords: Rights-of-Way, FAST Act, Shared-Use
Abstract: This report responds to a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act) that directed the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to evaluate...
This report responds to a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act) that directed the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to evaluate...