Over the past decade, highway and urban congestion have garnered the attention of commuters as well as government entities. Facility joint-use, by expanding public transit using existing rail corridors, is one approach to solving the constellation of problems occurring as offshoots of congestion. The potential and feasibility of shared use of rail corridors, between light rail vehicles (associated with public transit) and freight railroads, to function compatibly are still being investigated, even as current qnear shared-trackq operations are evolving.Light rail and freight trains do not operate on shared-track at the same time, but the track can be changed at any time between passenger and freight ... 1981 31.1 NJ Transit, Newark City Subway, Newark NJ 1999 0.2 n/a * North County Oceanside-Escondido SPRINTER, Calif. ... 2009 0.0 BART, State Route 4 Transit Study n/a 0.0 Option Operating Regime 1 2 Spatial Separation 3 Concurrent Single.
|Title||:||Shared Use of Railroad Infrastructure with Noncompliant Public Transit Rail Vehicles|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2009|