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... TCRP has produced several reports dealing with pedestrian and motorist safety along LRT alignments. The reports include TCRP Report 17: Integration of Light Rail Transit into City Streets; TCRP Report 69: Light Rail Service: Pedestrian and Vehicular Safety; and TCRP Research Results Digest 51: Second Train Coming Warning Sign: Demonstration Projects.
From page 9...
... The work plan should: • Identify the devices or practices to be evaluated; • Describe the methodology to be used; • List possible factors contributing to LRT safety, such as alignment type, engineering design, light rail vehicles characteristics, type of control devices, and operating environment; and • Include focus groups or other means of testing to identify pedestrian and driver attitudes as they approach an LRT alignment. Task 8 Submit an interim report that summarizes the findings of Tasks 1 through 7.
From page 10...
... In Phase I, the team undertook the following activities: • Literature review of LRT safety issues, safety measures, devices, practices, and new technologies relevant to LRT alignments [Tasks 1, 6]
From page 11...
... • Chapter 6, LRT Risk Analysis Methodology, which reviews the concept of risk assessment, and presents a checklist for assessing risk through safety audits on LRT alignments. • Chapter 7, Improving the Crash Data Collection Process, which provides an overview of how LRT crash data are currently collected, and recommends a standardized process for gathering, storing, and sharing LRT crash data.

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