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Private Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Research and Inquiry

Document Series
Technical Reports
Steven M. Peck, Anya A. Carroll, and Miriam Kloeppel
Subject Grade Crossing and Trespass Outreach/Education, Grade Crossings, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
rail safety

This report provides a summary of the private highway-rail grade crossing safety inquiry conducted by the United States Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration and the Volpe Center. The safety inquiry consisted of a series of public meetings to solicit oral commentary on the safety of the nation’s private highway-rail grade crossings, a docket for electronic comment submission, a panel discussion at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, and other activities as described in the table of contents.

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Last updated: Thursday, May 1, 2008