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Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Human Error; Situational Awareness; Distraction; Attention;
Abstract: Accidents in commuter rail operations point to the need for better understanding of the contributory role of operator distraction in rail safety. This presentation discusses need...
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Safety; Research; Automation; Human-in-the-loop Testing; Human Factors Research; Human-computer interaction
Abstract: The paper describes a new human factors research capability for the US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)—The Cab Technology Integration Laboratory (CTIL). The FRA sponsored...
Keywords: Railroad Cost Conditions: Implications for Policy
Abstract: Several recent trends in regulatory policy and in the structure of the railroad industry have drawn a renewed interest in railroad regulation. These trends have included: (1)...
A Comprehensive Study of Problems in the Old Metairie Railroad Corridor in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes in Louisiana- Volume II-Appendices
Keywords: Metairie Railroad corridor, Parishes, Louisiana
Abstract: New Orleans is a major railroad gateway interchange point, and many transportation planning decisions are being made affecting the region. The study examines a number of...
Keywords: Freight cars, Untried freight cars, Safety
Abstract: Recent research efforts sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will lead to the development of safety criteria for critical parameters of rail vehicles. Suggested...