TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 507: Traffic Signal Preemption at Intersections Near Highway–Rail Grade Crossings documents the current practices of traffic signal preemption deployed at intersections adjacent to railway grade crossing in both the United States and Canada. The study provides information on practices dealing with traffic signal preemption, maintenance, funding, and operations.
Table of Contents
|Chapter One - Introduction||3-5|
|Chapter Two - Overview of the Highway Rail Grade Crossing System||6-12|
|Chapter Three - Rail Systems||13-15|
|Chapter Four - Traffic Signal Systems||16-21|
|Chapter Five - Interconnection||22-24|
|Chapter Six - Institutional Aspects||25-30|
|Chapter Seven - Case Examples||31-38|
|Chapter Eight - Conclusions and Suggestions for Further Research||39-40|
|Abbreviations and Acronyms||41-41|
|Appendix A - Survey Questionnaire||44-61|
|Appendix B - Survey Responses||62-78|
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