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Rail Grade Crossing Safety Resources for Transit Agencies

International Level Crossing Awareness Day

International Level Crossing Awareness Day is June 6-7, 2024 and this year is focused on outreach to vulnerable populations. To learn more about rail grade crossings, check out ILCAD’s website: https://ilcad.org/

Rail Grade Crossing Safety Resources

FTA is raising awareness on this important safety concern and supporting the transit industry by providing data to analyze the current safety landscape and historical trends and resources to educate and inform the public.

What's New

Operation Lifesaver Transit Safety Pledge

  • Join the nearly 900 adults and children who have signed the Transit Safety Pledge and affirm your commitment to safe practices around transit rail grade crossings today.

See Tracks, Think Trains Week 

See Tracks, Think Trains Week (September 23 – 29, 2024)

See Tracks, Think Trains Week (September 23 – 29, 2024), is an annual observance event spearheaded by Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) and rail safety partners across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The goal is to raise awareness for multiple audiences on ways to Stop Track Tragedies. FTA has long supported OLI to spread this important safety message during Rail Safety Week and beyond.

Overview

Rail transit grade crossing (RGX) events, fatalities and injuries remain a concern in the transit industry. FTA is raising awareness on this important safety concern and supporting the transit industry by providing data to analyze the current safety landscape and historical trends and resources to educate and inform the public. This webpage includes rail grade crossing safety resources to assist transit agencies in making transit safer for all.

Rail Safety and Resource Library

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FTA Resources Industry Resources FTA Presentations Data and Reports