California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Light Rail System Safety Improvements Using ITS Technologies
- Author(s): Chira-chavala, Ted
- Coifman, Ben
- Empey, Dan
- Hansen, Mark
- Lechner, Ed
- Porter, Chris
- et al.
This report describes research which studied identifying and analyzing the effectiveness of countermeasures designed to reduce light rail crashes. Focus is in collisions with road vehicles at intersections. The light rail system for the Santa Clara County Transportation Agency in California served as the focus of the study.