TCRP Report 137: Improving Pedestrian and Motorist Safety Along Light Rail Transit Alignments addresses pedestrian and motorist behaviors contributing to light rail transit (LRT) safety and describes mitigating measures available to improve safety along LRT alignments. The report also includes recommendations to facilitate the compilation of accident data in a coordinated and homogeneous manner across LRT systems. Finally, the report provides a catalog of existing and innovative safety devices, safety treatments, and practices to use along LRT alignments. The results of this research may be useful to transit operators, consultants, and state safety oversight agencies.Arizona was contacted before their LRT system opened, and said that they intended to start collecting collision ... The other states receive their reports in some electronic form from the local LRT agency either through e-mail, an online entry system, ... This setup would avoid the manual entry of data into the FTA spreadsheet forms. ... Driver action is recorded in the general asummary of incidenta fields.
|Title||:||Improving Pedestrian and Motorist Safety Along Light Rail Alignments|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2009|