Safety & Security Technical Support

: The Safety & Security Technology Program places special emphasis on the evaluation and deployment of state-of the-art technologies and other innovative enhancements that promote public health and transit safety. This technical assistance effort will provide the resources necessary to encourage transit professionals in developing an awareness and culture of technology transfer activities and actively foster and disseminate research results and best practices associated with proven safety and security technologies. Promotional materials is intended to energize the industry in the deployment of proven safety and security technologies, such as the application of four quadrant highway-rail grade crossing gates integrated into a vehicle detection system. This grade crossing technology has been successfully demonstrated to enhance safety at light rail grade crossings. By actively fostering and mainstreaming the gated technology to transit agencies will enhance the safe operation of light rail transit nationwide.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $200000.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Transit Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Crawley, Rhonda

    • Performing Organizations:

      Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Incorporated

      8283 Greensboro Drive
      McLean, VA  United States  22102
    • Principal Investigators:

      Bahr, Nicholas

    • Start Date: 20020900
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20030900
    • Source Data: RiP Project 8419

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01459103
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: VA-26-7027.01
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:56PM