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Bibliography 87 Federal Transit Administration. 2005. Sharing of Tracks by Transit and Freight Railroads: Liability and Insurance Issues. FTA Final Report FTA-TRI-10-2005.1. Gross, Yehuda and Mortensen, Steve. 2007. "US DOT Summary of the Shared Use Feasibility Study Report." APTA Rail Conference, June. Phraner, D. 2001. TCRP Research Results Digest 43: Supplementing and Updating TCRP Report 52: Joint Operation of Light Rail Transit or Diesel Multiple Unit Vehicles with Railroads Issue. Phraner, D. 2000a. "Light Rail Sharing Track with Other Rail Modes: How Far Have We Come at the Millennium?" The 8th Joint Conference on Light Rail Transit, Dallas, Texas. Phraner, D. 2000b. "German Shared Track Experience Independent Supplemental Technical Study Tour Findings" Final Report for TCRP Project J-06, Task 34. Phraner, D.,1 Roberts, R.T., Stangas, P.K., Korach, K.A., Shortreed, J.H., and Thompson, G.J. 1999. TCRP Report 52: Joint Operation of Light Rail Transit or Diesel Multiple Unit Vehicles with Railroads. Resor, Randolph R. and Hickey, Thomas. 2005. Shared-Use Rail Corridors. A Survey of Current Practice and Recommendations for the Future. American Public Transportation Conference. Resor, Randolph R. 2003. Catalog of "Common Use" Railroad Corridors. FRA Report DOT/FRA/ ORD/03/16. Liu, Ronfang et. al. 2004. Survey of Transit/Rail Freight Interaction. Final Report submitted to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Ullman, Kenneth B. and Bing, Alan J. 1995. High Speed Trains in Freight Railroad Corridors: Operations and Safety Considerations. FRA Report DOT/FRA/ORD-95/05. This report contains a discussion of the capacity impact of introducing high-speed passenger trains on freight rail corri- dors and actions required to ensure that such operations were safe. The report includes simple oper- ations simulations and accident risk analysis. Miscellaneous Amtrak System Timetable. Published twice a year. The summer 2008 edition was consulted for this Guidebook. Association of American Railroads: Small Railroads; published by the AAR's Economics and Finance Department, 1983 and later editions. General description of the shortline and regional rail- road industry. Cambridge Systematics and SYSTRA Consulting Inc. High-Speed Rail: A National Perspective. Final Report prepared for National Passenger Railroad Corporation, December 2008. An overview of Amtrak's current operations and discussions of the possibilities and problems of developing high-speed rail on U.S. corridors. Note report was drafted before passage of PRIIA. Loving, Rush Jr. The Men Who Loved Trains. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, 2009. A lively account of people and events involved in the restructuring of the U.S. passenger and freight railroad industries during the period 1970 to 1987. 1 The series of reports and papers by David Phraner, cited above, provide a detailed discussion of the benefits and problems of operating a light rail service on track shared with conventional freight railroad operations. The reports also describe experience with overseas operations of this type.

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88 Guidebook for Implementing Passenger Rail Service on Shared Passenger and Freight Corridors National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission. Transportation for Tomorrow. December 2007. Comprehensive review of issues associated with all surface transporta- tion in the United States, focused on capacity, state of repair, and funding. See also next citation. National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission. Vision for the Future: US Intercity Passenger Rail Network Through 2050. This is the contribution of the Passenger Rail Working Group of the Commission to the main report Transportation for Tomorrow. Contains a good high-level discussion of the potential benefit of and barriers to implementing high-speed rail in the United States. Perl, Anthony. New Departures: Rethinking Passenger Rail Policy in the Twenty-first Century. Published University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2002. Discussion of passenger rail policy alternatives for North America, in the light of successful approaches used elsewhere in the world and 21st century transportation, energy, and climate change challenges. Surface Transportation Board. A Study of Competition in the US Freight Railroad Industry and Analysis of Proposals that Might Enhance Competition. Prepared by Laurits R. Christensen and Associates for the STB, November 2008, with later supplements. Focused primarily on rail freight, this report includes an analysis and discussion of reported capacity problems on the U.S. rail network. Transportation Research Board. "Research Problem Statements on Intercity Passenger Rail." TRB Circular No. 490, 1999. Useful checklist of intercity passenger rail research needs at time of publi- cation. The report might help facilitate the development of intercity passenger rail systems by sum- marizing what research has been done and what remains. Vantuono, William C. The Railroad: What it Is, What it Does, 5th Edition, Simmons-Boardman Books Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, 2008. A general description of North American freight railroading practices in all engineering, mechanical, operations, and commercial areas.