Technical Reports

Private Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Research and Inquiry, Volume I

  • 01
  • Feb
  • 2010
AUTHOR: Steven M. Peck, Anya A. Carroll, and Miriam Kloeppel
SUBJECT: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
KEYWORDS: private highway-rail grade crossings; rail safety
ABSTRACT: This report provides a summary of the private highway-rail grade crossing safety inquiry conducted by the United States Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration and the Volpe Center. The safety inquiry consisted of a series of public meetings to solicit oral commentary on the safety of the nation’s private highway-rail grade crossings, a docket for electronic comment submission, a panel discussion at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, and other activities as described in the table of contents.