The paper discusses conflicts that can arise among railroads, motor vehicle traffic, and other activities in urban areas. Possible urban rail conflicts include safety hazards at grade crossings, traffic delays and congestion, isolation of neighborhoods, environmental damage. Alternative solutions for these problems are discussed, including grade crossing improvements, train scheduling improvements, consolidation of rail lines, railroad relocation. Availability of Federal and other funding is discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Policy Study Commission

    2000 M Street, NW, Suite 3000
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • Weingarten, P C
  • Publication Date: 1979-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 39 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00313480
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTPSC/WP-79-30
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1980 12:00AM