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The session will present state-of-the-practice information on developing robust grade crossing treatments to improve safety and operations at rail crossings. Presentations include an overview of the Section 130 Program for funding grade crossing improvements, a synopsis of research on emerging technologies for grade crossings, a description of an innovative multilane roundabout treatment and a summary of the new ITE Recommended Practice Preemption of Traffic Signals Near Railroad Crossings.
- Understand current research and application of new technologies for improved safety at highway-rail grade crossings
- Demonstrate the successful application of an innovative multi-lane roundabout design in managing queueing at roundabouts
- Explain the contents of ITE’s updated recommended practice including best practices and expanded coverage of the technical issues related to the successful implementation of highway-rail grade crossing treatments
Presentation Titles & Speakers:
- “Missouri's Innovative Roundabout with Railroad Preemption”, David Mennenga, P.E., PTOE, Associate / Project Manager, George Butler Associates, Inc., Lenexa, Kansas
- Esther Strawder, Transportation Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC
- Francesco Bedini Jacobini, Program Manager, Highway-Rail Grade Crossing and Trespass Prevention Research Program, Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, DC and Marco DaSilva, General Engineer / Projects Manager, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
- “ITE Recommended Practice on Preemption of Traffic Signals Near Railroad Grade Crossings”, Tom Lancaster, Founding Principal, Lancaster Mobley, Portland, OR