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 →

The handbook provides guidelines and descriptions for the design of various types of light rail transit track. The Handbook includes chapters on vehicles, alignment, track structures, track components, special trackwork, aerial structure/bridges, corrosion control, noise and vibration, signals, and traction power. These chapters provide insight into considerations that affect track design and require interface coordination. .. read more →