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Title: Implementation Report of the USDOT Grade Crossing Safety Task Force: Report to Secretary Rodney E. Slater
Description: This report summarizes the findings of the U.S. Department of Transportation Grade Crossing Safety Task Force's Technical Working Group (TWG) on improved standards and guidelines for railroad-highway grade crossing safety. Task Force activities and accomplishments are detailed in Chapter 1. Chapter 2 focuses on the accomplishments of the TWG. Among the noteworthy accomplishments of the TWG are development of uniform terms for railroad and traffic engineers; development of an interconnected warning placard for controller cabinets; and recommendations in the areas of interconnected signals, vehicle storage, joint inspections, and high-profile crossings.
Authors: Grade Crossing Safety Task Force
Publication Year: 1997
Length: 144 pages
Reference No.: FHWA-SA-97-085
Regions: United States