AN INTRODUCTION TO RAILROAD CROSSING TECHNOLOGY AND SAFETY

This study discusses the alternative treatments of rail-highway crossings available to the Florida Department of Transportation and other transportation agencies and the policy and operating issues related to such treatments. The topics include crossing treatments, ranging from grade crossings to grade separations; grade crossing technology used to warn motorists of the presence of trains and to control vehicular traffic in the vicinity of such crossings; policy issues surrounding the choice of crossing treatments and technology in Florida; and finally, conclusions and recommendations for further inquiry.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of South Florida, Tampa

    Center for Urban Transportation Research, 4202 East Fowler Avenue
    Tampa, FL  United States  33620-5375
  • Authors:
    • Jones, F R
    • Stasiak, R T
  • Publication Date: 1996-6

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 28 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00724535
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 7 1996 12:00AM