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Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Handbook - Appendix K: List of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Studies

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APPENDIX

K

List of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Studies,

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration July 2005

Reports with an NTIS order number may be ordered from National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161. Telephone: (703) 605-6000 or 1-800-553-6847. Prices on the last page are effective as of August 2004 and are subject to change thereafter. There is a $5 handling charge per order or a $25 charge per document for rush orders. Document prices may change depending on the document. For other reports, a more comprehensive listing may be found in Bibliographies 57 and 58, available from the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC 20418.

Reports that indicate they are available from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Safety Website can be found at safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety/. Click on the “Forms and Publications” tab.

Additional crossing safety issues, information, rulemaking, references, and reports can be found on FRA's Website at www.fra.dot.gov. Click on “Safety” and “Publications” or “Safety” and then “Highway-Rail Grade Crossing and Trespassing Prevention Division.”

Published FRA Reports

NTIS order no.

Price code

(See last page for prices.)

1. A Program Definition Study for Rail-Highway

PB 190401

A08

Grade Crossing Improvement

Prepared by Alan M. Voorliees and Associates, Inc.

Report FRA-RP-70-2, October 1969

2. The Visibility and Audibility of Trains Approaching

PB 202668

A08

Rail-Highway Grade Crossings

Prepared by Systems Consultants, Inc.

Report FRA-RP-71-1, May 1971

3. Technological Innovation in Grade Crossing

PB 201624

A05

Protective Systems

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report DOT-TSC-71-3, June 1971

4. Report to Congress: Railroad-Highway Safety

Part I: A Comprehensive Statement of the Problem

PB 206792

A07

Part II: Recommendations for Resolving the Problem

PB 213115

A06

Prepared jointly by the staffs of FRA and FHWA

November 1971 and August 1972

5. Human Factors Countermeasures to

PB 223416

All

Improve Highway-Railway Intersection Safety

Prepared by Bio Technology, Inc. for FRA and NHTSA

Report DOT-HS-800888, July 1973, 235 pp.

6. Enhancement of Train Visibility

PB 223899

A05

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-74-15, September 1973

7. Grade Crossing Protection in High-Speed,

PB 223738

A03

High-Density Passenger-Service Rail Corridors

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-74-14, September 1973

8. Proceedings, 1974 National Conference

PB 245231

A06

on Railroad-Highway Crossing Safety

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation,

U.S. Air Force Academy, August 19-22,1974

9. State Grade Crossing Programs: A Case Study

PB 244175

A04

Prepared for FRA/TSC by CONSAD Research Corp.

Report FRA-ORD&D-75-8, September 1974

10. Feasibility Study of In-Vehicle Warning Systems

PB 242462

A07

Prepared by Tracor-Jitco for NHTSA/FRA

Report DOT-HS-256-3-752, May 1975

11. Field Evaluation of Locomotive Conspicuity Lights

PB 244532

A04

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-75-54, May 1975

 

12. Guidelines lor Enhancement ol Visual Conspicuity

PB 244551

A04

ol Trains at Grade Crossings

Prepared by TSC lor FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-75-71, May 1975

13. A Communication-Link Approach to Actuation ol

PB 244584

A06

Grade Crossing Motorist Warning Systems

Prepared by TSC lor FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-75-80, July 1975

14. A Methodology lor Determination ol Grade Crossing

PB 259005

A04

Resource Allocation Guidelines

Prepared by TSC lor FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-76-04, August 1975

15. Locomotive to Automobile Baseline Crash Tests

PB 250564

A07

Prepared by Ultra Systems lor FRA

Report FRA-ORD&D-76-03, August 1975

16. Lightning and Its Effects on Railroad Signal Circuits

PB 250621

A06

Prepared by University ol Lowell lor FRA/TSC

Report FRA-ORD&D-76-129, December 1975

17. Standby Power lor Railroad-Highway Grade

PB 263592

A03

Crossing Warning Systems

Prepared by University ol Lowell lor FRA/TSC

Report FRA-ORD&D 76-286, September 1976

18. Improvement ol the Effectiveness ol Motorist

PB 266784

A05

Warnings at Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings

Prepared by TSC lor FRA

Report FRA/ORD-77-07, February 1977

19. Potential Means at Cost Reduction in

PB 265724

A05

Grade Crossing Automatic Gate Systems

PB 265725

A04

Prepared by MB Associates et. al lor TSC/FRA

Reports FRA/ORD-77-06.I and 77/06.11, February 1977

20. Summary Statistics ol the National Railroad-Highway

PB 271334

A08

Crossing Inventory lor Public At-Grade Crossings

Prepared by TSC lor FRA

Report OOPD-77-8, June 1977

21. Proceedings, 1977 National Conference

PB 293071

A07

on Railroad-Highway Crossing Safety

Sponsored by U.S. Department ol Transportation,

University ol Utah, August 23-25,1977

22. Innovative Concepts and Technology lor

PB 273354

A10

Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Motorist-

PB 273355

A05

Warning Systems

Prepared by Cincinnati Electronics et. al for TSC/FRA

Report FRA/ORD-77/37.I and 77/37.11, September 1977

 

23. Potential Means of Cost Reduction in Grade

PB 277946

A09

Crossing Motorist-Warning Control Equipment

PB 277947

A03

Prepared by Storcli Engineers et. al for TSC/FRA

Reports FRA/ORD-77/45.I and 77/45.11, December 1977

24. Analysis of NPRM Strobe Lights on Locomotives

PB 293483

A04

Prepared by IOCS, Inc. for FRA

Report FRA/OPPD-79-4, May 1978

25. A Study of State Programs for Rail-Highway

PB 279774

A08

Grade Crossing Improvements

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-OPPD-78-7, June 1978

26. Summary Statistics of the National Crossing

PB 293070

A08

Inventory for Public At-Grade Crossings, Second Edition

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-OPPD-78-20, September 1978

27. Legal Effects of Use of Innovative Equipment at

PB 80-137888

A04

Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings on Railroad's

Accident Liability

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-RRS-80-01, October 1979

28. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 1 Calendar Year 1978)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, October 1979

29. Rail-Highway Crossing Hazard Prediction

PB 80-170749

All

Research Results

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-RRS-80-02, March 1980

30. Identification and Evaluation of Off-

PB 80-186430

A06

Track Detection Systems for Grade

Crossing Applications

Prepared by GARD, Inc.

Report FRA/ORD-80-32, April 1980

31. Operational Testing of Locomotive-Mounted

PB 80-224348

A03

Strobe Lights

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report DOT-TSC-FRA/ORD 80-48, June 1980

32. The Effectiveness of Flashing Lights and

PB 81-133886

A03

Flashing Lights with Gates in Reducing

Accident Frequency at Public Rail-Highway

Crossings, 1975-1978

Prepared by Input Output Computer Services, Inc.

for TSC/FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-80-005, April 1980

 

33. Rail-Highway Crossing Warning Device Life

PB 81-133894

A05

Cycle Cost Analysis

Prepared by Input Output Computer Services, Inc.

for TSC/FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-80-003, September 1980

34. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

Bulletin (No. 2 Calendar Year 1979)

Prepared by Office of Safety FRA, September 1980

35. Grade Crossing Accident Injury Minimization

PB 81-155236

A09

Study

Prepared by Aerospace Design Company Inc.

Report FRA/ORD-80-87, December 1980

36. Proceedings, 1980 National Rail-Highway

PB 81-196982

A06

Crossing Safety Conference

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation,

University of Tennessee, June 17-19,1980

37. Investigation of Anomalous Rail-Highway

Available from FRA

Crossings

Paper Presentation, 60th Annual Meeting of TRB

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, January 1981

38. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource Allocation Model

PB 81-212540

A05

Prepared by TSC for FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-81-001, April 1981

39. Constant Warning Time Concept Development

PB 81-205684

A09

for Motorist Warning at Grade Crossings

Prepared by Systems Technology Laboratory, Inc.

Report FRA/ORD-81/07, May 1981

40. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 3 Calendar Year 1980)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1981

41. Operation Lifesaver National Symposium,

PB 83-117234

A03

August 27-29,1981, Chicago, Illinois

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, and

National Safety Council, August 1981

42. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 4 Calendar Year 1981)

See Item 56

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1982

43. Summary of the Department of Transportation

PB 83-119057

A03

Rail-Highway Crossing Accident Prediction Formulas

and Resource Allocation Model

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1982

44. Freight Car Reflectorization

PB 84-131283

A06

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report FRA-RRS-83-1, December 1982

 

45. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource

No longer available

Allocation Procedure, User's Guide

See FRA Item 57

Prepared by TSC for FHWA and FRA

Report FHWA-IP-82-7, December 1982

46. Compilation of State Laws and

No longer available

Regulations On Matters Affecting

See Item 108

Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by KSU for AAR, FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-TS-83-203, April 1983

47. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 5 Calendar Year 1982)

Prepared by Office of Safety FRA, June 1983

48. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 6 Calendar Year 1983)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1984

49. Accident Severity Prediction Formula

PB 85-107167

A03

for Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by TSC for FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-RD-83/092, July 1984

50. Rail-Highway Crossing Safety Report

Available from FRA

Prepared by FRA, July 1985

51. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 7 Calendar Year 1984)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1985

52. Effectiveness of Motorist Warning

PB 882259901

A05

Devices at Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by FHWA and FRA

Report DOT-TSC-FHWA-85-1, April 1985

Final Report

53. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 8 Calendar Year 1985)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1986

54. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource

No longer available

Allocation Procedure, User's Guide,

See FRA Item 57

Second Edition

Prepared by TSC for FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-IP-86-11, July 1986

55. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 9 Calendar Year 1986)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1987

56. Summary of the DOT Rail-Highway

PB 88-226287

A03

Crossing Resource Allocation Procedure,

FRA Safety Website

Revised

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report DOT-TSC-FRA-86-2, June 1987

 

57. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource

PB 88-225206/AS

A06

Allocation Procedure, User's Guide,

FRA Safety Website

Third Edition

Prepared by TSC for FRA

Report DOT-TSC-FRA-87-1, August 1987

58. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 10 Calendar Year 1987)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, August 1988

59. Updated Compilation of States' Laws and

No longer available

Regulations Affecting Driver Behavior

See FRA Item 108

At Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by COMSIS Corp., for FRA, FHWA

Project DTFH61-88-Z-00145, February 1989

60. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 11 Calendar Year 1988)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1989

61. An Evaluation of the TEXAS 1-800

Available from FRA

Program

Prepared by TTI and Richards and Associates for FRA,

June 1989

62. Florida's Train Whistle Ban

Available from FRA

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1990

63. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 12 Calendar Year 1989)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, June 1990

64. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 13 Calendar Year 1990)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1991

65. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 14 Calendar Year 1991)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1992

66. Florida's Train Whistle Ban, Second Edition

Available from FRA

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, September 1992

67. Trespasser Bulletin Volume I, Calendar

Available from FRA

Year 1991

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA

RRS-23, March 1993

68. Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 15 Calendar Year 1992)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, August 1993

69. Trespasser Bulletin, Volume II, Calendar

Available from FRA

Year 1992

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA

RRS-23, November 1993

 

70. The Safety of Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings:

Not available

Study of Acoustic Characteristics of Railroad Horn

Systems

Prepared by the FRA Office of Research and Development

DOT/FRA/ORD - 93/25 and

DOT-VNTSC-FRA-93-1, July 1993

71. Highway-Rail Crossing Safety Demonstrations -

Available from FRA

Final Report (9/30/92)

Prepared by the FRA Office of Safety

RRS-23, September 1993

72. Rail-Highway Crossing Safety Action Plan

Available from FRA

Support Proposals

Prepared by FRA, June 1994

73. Rail-Highway Crossing Safety Action Plan

Available from FRA

Summary

Prepared by FRA, June 1994

74. Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident

Available from FRA

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 16 Calendar Year 1993)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1994

75. Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings:

FRA Safety Website

A Guide To Crossing Consolidation and Closure

Prepared by FRA and FHWA, July 1994

76. Railroad Communications and Train Control:

Available from FRA

Report to Congress

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1994

77. Trespasser Bulletin Volume III, Calendar

Available from FRA

Year 1993

Prepared by FRA Office of Safety

RRS-23, September 1994

78. The Use of Illumination at RR Grade

Available from FRA

Crossings to Reduce Collision Risks

(Guidelines for Crossing Illumination)

Prepared by FRA, Research and Special

Programs Administration

Report DOT-VNTSC-FRA-294-50, October 14,1994

79. Focus Group Study of Consumer Attitudes

Available from FRA

Toward Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

Prepared for FHWA, FRA, FTA, and NHTSA

by Global Exchange, Inc., November 1994

80. Nationwide Study of Train Whistle Bans

Available from FRA

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, April 1995

81. Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident

FRA Safety Website

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 17 Calendar Year 1994)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 1995

 

82. Safety of Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings

Available from FRA Office of

 

Use of Auxiliary External Alerting Devices to Improve

Research and Development

Locomotive Conspicuity

Prepared by DOT Special Programs Administration for

FRA, Office of Research and Development

Report DOT-VNTSC-FRA-95-10, July 1995

83. Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing Safety

Available from FRA

Research Needs Workshop (Summary of Results)

Prepared by FRA, July 1995

84. Compilation of State Laws and Regulations

Not Available

Affecting Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

See FRA Item 108

Prepared by Office of Safety FRA, August 1995

85. Florida's Train Whistle Ban

Available from FRA

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, October 1995

86. Safety of Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings

Available from FRA Office of

(Research Needs Workshop - Volume I)

Research and Development

Prepared by DOT, Research and Special Programs

Administration for FRA, Office of Research and Development

Report DOT-VNTSC-FRA-95-12.1, January 1996

87. Safety of Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings

PB 96183256

A20

(Research Needs Workshop -Volume II - Appendices)

Prepared by DOT, Research and Special Programs

Administration for FRA, Office of Research and Development

Report DOT-VNTSC-FRA-95-12.2, January 1996

88. Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident

FRA Safety Website

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 18 Calendar Year 1995)

Prepared by FRA Office of Safety

RRS-23, September 1996

89. Enhancing Rail Safety Now and Into the 21st

Available from FRA

Century: The Federal Railroad Administration's

Safety Program and Initiatives - A Report to Congress

Prepared by FRA, October 1996

90. Highway-Rail Crossing Inventory

FRA Safety Website

Instructions and Procedure Manual

Prepared by FRA, December 1996

91. Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident

FRA Safety Website

and Inventory Bulletin (No. 19 Calendar Year 1996)

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, August 1997

92. Model Legislation for Railroad Trespass and

FRA Safety Website

Railroad Vandalism

Prepared by FRA, April 1998

93. Field Evaluation of a Wayside Horn

Available from FRA

at a Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing

Prepared by Volpe Center for FRA, June 1998

 

94. Railroad Safety Statistics/Annual Report 1997

FRA Safety Website

Prepared by FRA, September 1998

95. Railroad Horn Systems Research Final Report

Available from FRA

Prepared by FRA, January 1999

96. Freight Car Reflectorization Final Report

Available from FRA

Prepared by FRA, January 1999

97. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 1998

FRA Safety Website

Prepared by FRA, August 1999

98. Improving Railroad Safety and Rail Passenger

Available from FRA

Technology through Targeted Research

and Demonstrations

Prepared by FRA, 1992-1997, December 1999

99. Compilation Of State Laws and Regulations

Not available

Affecting Highway-Rail Crossings, Third Edition

See Item 108

by L. Stephen Jennings and Applied System

Technologies, January 6, 2000

100. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 1999

PB 2002104298

Prepared by FRA Office of Safety, August 2000

FRA Safety Website

101. Report On High Risk Crossing and

FRA Safety Website

Mitigation Efforts by State

Office of Safety, FRA and FHWA

Report H.R.2084, September 2000

102. Project Plan 1-800 Toll-Free Emergency

FRA Safety Website

Notification System for Shortline Railroad

Highway-Rail Crossings in the Commonwealth

of Pennsylvania, A Joint Partnership; September 20, 2000

103. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000

FRA Safety Website

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 2001

104. Recommended Traffic Control Devices

Available from TRB

for Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings, TRB Report

Prepared by Lerner & Lianeras, Westat

and McGee & Stephens, BMI, November 2001

105. Intelligent Transportation Systems at Highway-Rail

FHWA-OP-01-149

Intersections, A Cross-Cutting Study EDL# 13587

Prepared by DOT, December 2001

106. Five-Year Strategic Plan for Railroad

PB 2002108029

Research, Development, and Demonstrations

Prepared by FRA

Report FRA/RDV-02/02, March 2002

107. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2001

FRA Safety Website

Prepared by Office of Safety, FRA, July 2002

 

108. Compilation 01 State Laws and Regulations

FRA Safety Website

Affecting Highway-Rail Crossings, Fourth Edition

by L. Stephen Jennings and Applied System

Technologies, December 2002

109. Safety ol Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings

Available from FRA

by FRA Office ol Research and Development,

Office ol Safety, February 2003

110. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2002

FRA Safety Website

by FRA Office ol Safety, July 2003

111. Final Environmental Impact Statement

Available from FRA Office
of Safety

“Interim Final Rule lor the Use ol Locomotive

Horns at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings”

FRA, December 5, 2003

112. FRA Guide lor Preparing Accident/

FRA Safety Website

Incident Reports 2003

FRA, Effective May 1, 2003

113. Guidelines lor Submitting Accident/

FRA Safety Website

Incident Reports by Alternative Methods

FRA

114. Railroad Safety Statistics Annual

FRA Safety Website

Report 2003 (Prelim)

by FRA Office ol Safety, July 2004

115. Secretary's Action Plan lor

FRA Safety Website

Highway-Rail Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention,

Office ol Safety, FRA, June 7, 2004

116. Evaluation ol Alternative Detection Technologies

Available from FRA Office of

lor Trains and Highway Vehicles at Highway Rail

Research and Development

Intersection

DOT/FRA/ORD-03/04

117. North Carolina DOT Traffic Separation Studies,

Available from NTIS and FRA

Volume I - Assessment

Office of Research and Development

by Volpe

DOT/FRA/ORD-04/15.I, September 2004, 52 pp.

118. North Carolina DOT Traffic Separation Studies,

Available from NTIS and FRA

Volume II - Findings by Community

Office of Research and Development

by Volpe

DOT/FRA/ORD-04/15.II, September 2004, 44 pp.

119. Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

Available from FRA,

FRA/FHWA/NHTSA/FTA

FTA, NTIS and the

by Volpe

FRA Website

FTA-MA-26-0052-04-1, August 2002,190 pp.

 

120. Preemption of Traffic Signals Near Railroad

Available from ITE

Crossings

ITE Committee TENC-99-06, August 1, 2004

Final Draft

 

Published FHWA Reports

(Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research and Development, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, 6300 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Virginia 22101)

1. Motorists' Requirements for Active

PB 296183

A12

Grade Crossing Warning Devices

FHWA-RD-77-167

2. Railroad Grade Crossing Passive Signing

Study—Final Report

PB 286528

A04

FHWA-RD-78-34

3. Safety Features of Stop Signs at Rail-Highway

Grade Crossings

Vol. 1 Executive Summary

PB 295422

A02

FHWA-RD -78-40

Vol. 2 Technical Report

PB 295423

A08

FHWA-RD-78-41

4. Experimental Design for Active Grade

PB 80-145089

A04

Crossing Warning Devices

FHWA-RD-77-167

5. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing

PB 86-127644

A12

Handbook

FHWA-TS-78-214 (See Item 19)

6. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident Causation Study

PB 83-158725

A03

Vol. I Executive Summary

FHWA/RD-81-082

7. Rail-Highway Crossing Accident Causation Study

PB 83-158733

A07

Vol. II Technical Report

FHWA/RD-81-083

8. Activated Advance Warning for Railroad Crossings

PB 83-161869

A09

FHWA/RD-80-003

9. Report to Congress. Railroad-Highway Safety

Part I: A Comprehensive Statement of the Problem

PB 206792

A07

Part II: Recommendations for Resolving the Problem

PB 213115

A06

Prepared jointly by the staffs of FRA and FHWA

November 1971 and August 1972

 

10. The Effectiveness of Automatic Protection

Available from FHWA

in Reducing Accident Frequency and Severity

at Public Grade Crossings in California

Prepared by the California Public Utilities Commission

Transportation Division, June 1974

Reprinted for FHWA, August 1975

11. The Effectiveness of Flashing Lights and

PB 81-133886

A03

Flashing Lights with Gates in Reducing Accident

Frequency at Public Rail-Highway Crossings, 1975-1978

Prepared by Input Output Computer Services,

Inc. for TSC/FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-80-005, April 1980

12. Rail-Highway Crossing Warning Device Life Cycle

PB 81-133894

A05

Cost Analysis

Prepared by Input Output Computer Services,

Inc. for TSC/FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-80-003, September 1980

13. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource Allocation Model

PB 81-212540

A05

Prepared by TSC for FRA/FHWA

Report FRA-RRS-81-001, April 1981

14. Proceedings, 1982 Railroad-Highway Safety

PB 83-163501

A10

National Conference, Kansas City, Missouri,

August 31-September 2,1982

15. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource Allocation

Not available

Procedure User's Guide

See FRA Item 57

Prepared by TSC for FHWA and FRA

Report FHWA-IP-82-7, December 1982

16. Compilation of State Laws and Regulations

Not available

On Matters Affecting Rail-Highway Crossings

See FRA Item 108

Prepared by KSU for AAR, FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-TS-83-203, April 1983

17. Accident Severity Prediction Formula

PB 85-107167

A03

for Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by TSC for FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-RD-83/092, July 1984

18. Proceedings, 1985 National Conference

PB 86-148731

A10

on Highway-Rail Safety, Kansas City,

Missouri, July 16-18,1985

19. Constant Warning Time Devices for

PB 86-209715

A06

Railroad-Highway Crossings

Prepared by Goodell-Grivas, Inc.

Report FHWA/RD-86/156, December 1985

20. Consequences of Mandatory Stops at

PB 86-179579

A09

Railroad-Highway Crossings

Prepared by Goodell-Grivas, Inc.

Report FHWA/RD-86/014, December 1985

 

21. Effectiveness of Motorist Warning Devices

PB 88-225990/AS

A05

at Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by TSC for FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA/RD-85/015, April 1985

22. Rail-Highway Crossing Resource Allocation

No longer available

Procedure - User's Guide - Second Edition

See FRA Item 57

Prepared by TSC for FRA and FHWA

Report FHWA-IP-86-11, July 1986

23. Railroad Crossing Corridor Improvements,

PB 87-119673/AS

A05

A Model Program Based on Field Reviews in Six States

Report FHWA-DP-70-1, June 1986

24. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Handbook,

PB 87-137527

A10

Second Edition FHWA Safety Website

Report FHWA-TS-86-215, September 1986

25. Evaluation of Methods for Predicting

PB 86-213808

A03

Rail-Highway Crossing Hazards

Prepared by Virginia Highway and Transportation

Research Council

Report FHWA/VA-86/32, March 1986

26. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Signal

Visibility Improvement Program

Vol. 1 - Final Report

PB 88-130216/AS

A05

FHWA-RD-86-186, July 1987

Vol. 2 - Hardware User's Guide

PB 88-130224/AS

A05

FHWA-RD-86-188, July 1987

Vol. 3 - Data and Hardware Details

PB 88-130232/AS

A05

FHWA-RD-86-187

27. Field Evaluation of Innovative Active

PB 89-163141

A13

Warning Devices for Use at Railroad-Highway

Grade Crossings

Prepared by University of Tennessee for FHWA,

Publication FHWA-RD-88-135, August 1988

28. Updated Compilation of States' Laws

Not available

and Regulations Affecting Driver Behavior at

See FRA Item 108

Rail-Highway Crossings

Prepared by COMSIS Corp., for FRA, FHWA

Project DTFH61-88-Z-00145, February 1989

29. Rail-Highway Crossing Study

PB 90-125212/AS

A08

Report of the Secretary of Transportation to the

U.S. Congress

Publication FHWA-SA-89-001, April 1989

30. Driver Behavior at Rail-Highway Crossings

PB 90-241118/ABS

Prepared by Comsis Corp.

Report FHWA-82-90-008, June 1990

 

31. Warning Time Requirements At Railroad-Highway

PB 91-218289/AS

A06*

Grade Crossings With Active Traffic Control

A01**

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Report FHWA-SA-91-007, February 1991

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32. Part VI: Standards and Guides for Traffic Controls

Available from FHWA

for Street and Highway Construction, Maintenance,

Utility, and Incident Management Operations

Part VI of the Manual on Uniform Traffic

Control Devices (MUTCD), 2003

33. A Preliminary Laboratory Investigation of Passive

PB 94-184215

Railroad Crossing Signs

Prepared by Office of Safety and Traffic Operations

R&D for FHWA

Report No. FHWA-RD-93-153, December 1993

34. Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing:

FRA Safety Website

A Guide To Crossing Consolidation and Closure

Prepared by FRA and FHWA

FHWA-TS-86-2, July 1994

35. Guidance On Traffic Control Devices

FHWA Website

at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

FRA Safety Website

Technical Working Group,

U.S. DOT, FHWA, November 2002

safety.fhwa.dot.gov/xings/collision/twgreport/

 

Published NHTSA Reports

1. Human Factors Countermeasures to Improve

PB 223416

All

Highway-Railway Intersection Safety

Prepared by Bio Technology Inc. for FRA and NHTSA

Report DOT-HS-800888, July 1973, 235 pp.

2. Feasibility Study of In-Vehicle Warning Systems

PB 242462

A07

Prepared by Tracor-Jitco for NHTSA/FRA

Report DOT-HS-256-3-752, May 1975

3. Rail-Highway Crossing Safety: Fatal Crash and

PB 95-188884

A04

Demographic Descriptors

Report DOT HS 808-196, November 1994

 

Published OST Reports

1. Accidents That Shouldn't Happen. Available from FRA

A Report of the Grade Crossing Safety Task Force

to Secretary Federico Pena

Prepared by DOT Task Force, March 1996

2. Implementation Report of the U.S. DOT Available from FRA Grade Crossing Safety Task Force Prepared by DOT Task Force Publication FHWA-SA-97-085, HAS-20/7-97-97(lM)E, June 1997

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