PROCEEDINGS 1977 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RAILROAD-HIGHWAY CROSSING SAFETY HELD AT SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH ON AUGUST 23-25, 1977

The objective of the conference was to promote implementation of grade crossing safety improvement projects authorized by Federal, state, and railroad industry programs. The following topics were discussed: Crossing needs--Bi-modal safety and efficiency; Evaluation of current programs (Strengths and weaknesses of the grade crossing safety program, Labor, media and education roles in crossing programs); Highway grade crossing safety programs, establishing new priorities; Administration of grade crossing programs; New directions (Research projects, Role of the railroad signal department, and Crossing warning systems and surfaces and their proper application).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC., Association of American Railroads, Washington, DC., Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC., and National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, DC.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001

    Association of American Railroads

    50 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001-1564

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    National Transportation Safety Board

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20594
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 134 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00191687
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 13 1979 12:00AM