GRADE CROSSING SAFETY--TODAY'S NEEDS: MORE COORDINATION, COOPERATION--AND MONEY

Federal funding of grade crossing improvements, currently threatened with cutbacks, is probably the most cost effective highway safety program in terms of casualty reduction. A lack of uniformity in state government support, project apppraisal methods, standards for crossing warning devices and responsibility for crossing maintenance complicate the problems. Possibilities are national standardization or improved coordination between governments and the industry. A listing of grade crossing surfaces and comments on warning devices appears separately.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1980-8-11

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 32
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  • Accession Number: 00319932
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM