The transit industry has always shown a great interest in the adoption of transformational safety technologies to improve the safety of its passengers and drivers, as well as all road users including pedestrians. Due to its unique characteristics and behaviors, such as vehicle size and frequent stops/starts, transit often deals with safety challenges and priorities.. read more →

This paper presents an analysis of crashes between motor vehicles and light rail vehicles at light rail crossings that occurred on nine transit systems that have been in continuous operation for the years 2000 through 2009 and that responded to requests for crash data. No pedestrian or bicycle crashes were included in the analysis. The.. read more →