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2017 Grade Crossing Research Needs Workshop

By: Federal Railroad Administration


August 15 -17 of 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold a Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety workshop at the Westin Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

This workshop will bring together national and international subject matter experts to identify and prioritize specific research needs related to highway-rail grade crossing safety. The conference agenda will cover five hot button areas:

  • Engineering/Technologies
  • Enforcement
  • Community Outreach/Education
  • Hazard Management
  • Human Factors

The attendees will include representatives of Federal, State and local governments as well as railroad, labor unions, academia, non-profit organizations and consultants.

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