Grade Crossing Data Collection System

The objective of this project is to develop a system to automate the collection of data for vehicle and train activity and a grade crossing. The system will: (1) collect data on motor vehicle numbers, size, speed, driver behavior (slowing, speeding up, etc.); (2) collect data on speed and timing of train crossings; and (3) ocument important aspects of motor vehicle driver behavior for understanding accidents.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Human Factors


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $670000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

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

    Raslear, Tom

  • Performing Organizations:

    Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Westat, Incorporated

    1650 Research Boulevard
    Rockville, MD  United States  20850
  • Start Date: 20031001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30760

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465234
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:57PM