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Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Handbook - Appendix B: Index

Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Handbook - Revised Second Edition August 2007
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APPENDIX

B

Index

A

Abandonment 76, 83

Accident Prediction Formulae 54

collision costs 155

collisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 39, 43, 45, 47, 51, 54, 55, 56, 62, 70, 71, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82, 98, 104, 108, 125, 141, 155, 156, 157, 161, 162, 163, 187, 188, 191, 192, 194, 195, 197, 205, 206, 207, 212, 215, 218, 219, 223

Active traffic control devices 97, 98

Advance warning signs 88

Agreements 170

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 28, 63, 65, 78, 81, 89, 90, 108, 139, 140, 141

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) 19, 22, 104, 115, 119, 123, 129, 130, 139, 141

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) 193

Annual average daily traffic 149, 247

Association of American Railroads (AAR) 17, 22, 50, 219

Automatic gates 162, 192, 249

B

Ballast 44, 222

Barricades 179

Benefit-cost analysis 145

Bicycles 205, 206

Buses 28, 29, 30, 206

C

Cantilevered flashing lights 100

Channelizing devices 177, 179

Closure 73, 78, 79, 80, 81, 150, 183, 308, 315

Cost-effectiveness analysis 223

Crossbucks 26, 192, 250

D

“Do Not Stop on Tracks” signs 17, 93

Delineators 179

Drainage 138, 142, 186, 223

E

Economic analysis 154, 188, 223

Elimination 7, 8, 76, 78

Engineering studies 62

Evaluation 63, 64, 65, 82, 159, 160, 187, 189, 208, 212, 213, 249, 253, 302, 304, 307, 309, 311, 314

Exposure index 57, 58

F

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 2, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 25, 32, 33, 34, 41, 45, 46, 47, 50, 51, 62, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 82, 87, 92, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 122, 124, 129, 136, 143, 144, 145, 151, 155, 165, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 180, 184, 185, 186, 187, 189, 209, 212, 216, 218, 302, 305, 306, 307, 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) 3, 7, 13, 14, 17, 21, 22, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 50, 51, 55, 58, 71, 74, 75, 78, 81, 83, 86, 104, 105, 106, 110, 112, 143, 144, 145, 150, 153, 162, 163, 165, 193, 209, 210, 212, 213, 216, 218, 219, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316

Flagging 174, 180

Funding 9, 11, 72, 167, 169, 170, 216,

G

Gate 58, 83, 110, 200, 201, 303

H

Horizontal alignment 137, 247

I

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 114, 116 Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) 6

L

Liability 7, 19, 20, 21, 212, 304 Locomotives 35, 36, 45, 304

M

Maintenance 17, 19, 22, 39, 47, 73, 104, 107, 129, 143, 144, 155, 157, 170, 185, 186, 207, 219, 315

Materials Transportation Bureau 54, 241

Motorcycles 28, 205, 206

N

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 13, 155

National Safety Council (NSC) 155

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) 13, 30, 54, 217, 233

Net annual benefit 158

O

Operation Lifesaver 17, 194, 206, 207, 215, 216, 217, 219, 272, 305

P

Passive traffic control devices 83

Pavement markings 66, 95, 178, 185, 225

Pedestrians 31, 200, 201, 204, 205, 207

Private crossings 2, 205

Public crossings 2

R

Railroad line miles 225

Railroad relocation 77, 78

Railroad track miles 225

Railway Progress Institute 144, 215

Research 14, 15, 17, 23, 54, 70, 71, 72, 74, 77, 79, 88, 97, 98, 110, 115, 116, 118, 128, 134, 143, 144, 155, 187, 189, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 204, 208, 218, 219, 222, 249, 301, 302, 304, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 314

S

School buses 85

Short-line railroads 193, 194

Sight distance 10, 32, 66, 100, 203, 205, 247, 270

Solar energy 114

Special vehicles 30, 76

STOP signs 17, 26, 34, 88, 92, 93, 128, 155, 156, 168, 192, 193, 203

Surfaces 17, 141, 143, 144

T

Traffic control devices 25, 63, 70, 136, 185, 194, 226

Train detection circuits 73

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 194, 219

Trucks 28, 29, 30, 46, 74, 205, 206, 214, 219

Turn prohibition signs 95

U

U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 22, 23, 25, 31, 32, 33, 36, 47, 48, 50, 55, 56, 57,, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 70, 71, 75, 80, 83, 98, 99, 104, 116, 129, 137, 139, 142, 143, 145, 146, 149, 151, 152, 161, 162, 163, 168, 191, 218, 219, 315, 316

U.S. DOT National Rail-Highway Crossing Inventory 143

Uniform Vehicle Code 26, 46, 76, 144, 196

V

Vehicle miles 2, 28

Vertical alignment 138, 247

W

Warning time 128

Wigwags 99, 250

Work zones 229


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