Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, pedestrian behavior, trespass, enhancement, safety, in-pavement lights, violations
Abstract: This study examined whether in-pavement lights installed at a single grade crossing would increase the number of drivers who obey grade crossing safety signals.
This study examined whether in-pavement lights installed at a single grade crossing would increase the number of drivers who obey grade crossing safety signals.
Determining Bond-Slip Characteristics of Prestressing Tendons with Varying Geometries in Two Concrete Mixtures
Keywords: Track, ties, concrete, bond-slip, prestressing tendons
Abstract: Untensioned pullout tests were conducted to obtain the bond-slip characteristics of two groups of prestressing tendons used in concrete railroad tie production. The purpose of...
Keywords: Concrete crossties, water damage, center cracks, cyclic loading
Abstract: To investigate the impact of moisture on crack growth and other tie damage, UIUC researchers subjected pretensioned concrete crossties and small-scale beams to repeated loading...
Abstract: Switching Operations Fatality Analysis (SOFA) • A voluntary, non-regulatory, railroad-safety partnership of representatives from AAR, ASLRRA, BLET, FRA, and UTU-SMART-TD • Seeks...