URBAN RAIL CONFLICTS. WORKING PAPER
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.
National Transportation Policy Study Commission2000 M Street, NW, Suite 3000
Washington, DC United States 20036
- Weingarten, P C
- Publication Date: 1979-7
- Pagination: 39 p.
- TRT Terms: Conflict (Psychology); Consolidations; Environmental impacts; Intersections; Joint use; Neighborhoods; Railroad facilities; Railroad grade crossings; Railroad transportation; Relocation (Facilities); Safety; Socioeconomic factors; Transportation; Urban areas
- Old TRIS Terms: Joint facilities; Urban railroad relocation
- Subject Areas: Economics; Safety and Human Factors; Society; Transportation (General);
- 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