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Light Rail System Safety Improvements Using ITS Technologies

Chira-chavala, Ted, Ben Coifman, Dan Empey, Mark Hansen, Ed Lechner and Chris Porter

Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings from Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley

Abstract: This report describes research which studied identifying and analyzing the effectiveness of countermeasures designed to reduce light rail crashes. Focus is in collisions with road vehicles at intersections. The light rail system for the Santa Clara County Transportation Agency in California served as the focus of the study.

Keywords: Street-railroads--California--San Jose Metropolitan Area--Safety measures; Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems; light rail transit; intelligent transportation systems (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997-01-01
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