Topic : collision avoidance

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Study testing Pedestrian-Avoidance Safety System for transit buses

Technology| July 8, 2019

Using Lidar technology, PASS is designed to help professionally-trained operators avoid or reduce the severity of a collision.

Bombardier safety system to prevent light rail collision, overspeed

Rail| June 12, 2019

Designed to ensure the driver always maintains full control over the vehicle by using digital track data and visual odometry.

Government Issues| January 8, 2018

New Flyer, FTA partner for L.A. Metro research project

The project team is responsible for evaluation of cost-effectiveness and practicality of selected collision-mitigation solutions.

Security and Safety | January 24, 2017

Pierce Transit secures grant to expand Rosco/Mobileye tech usage

Data collected by Pierce Transit on the efficacy of the new equipment will be used to determine whether the technology should be used nationwide, by transit agencies and school districts.

Security and Safety | December 4, 2016

Last Chance: Rosco Vision to present webinar on collision avoidance system

Will provide an in-depth look into the driving environment of large transit buses.

June 1, 2016

Still Blaming Bus-Pedestrian Contact On the A-Pillar/Mirror Design?

I have had it with the never-ending meeting of the minds on the predominant causes of left-turn bus-pedestrian collisions. This whole issue is getting obscured with presentations that slice and dice every possible cause of these incidents into a collection of symbols, numbers and formulas. Please stop.

Government Issues| January 14, 2016

[Video] NTSB Unveils 2016 Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) unveiled its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements, calling it a “road map from lessons learned to lives saved.” The list focuses on 10 broad safety improvements on which the NTSB has made recommendations that have not yet been implemented.

Government Issues| January 14, 2016

NTSB's Most Wanted List focuses on technology

The list calls for promoting both the availability of collision avoidance technology in highway vehicles and the completion of rail safety initiatives to prevent accidents. The list also calls for strengthening occupant protection in all modes of transportation

Security and Safety | November 6, 2015

Mobileye collision avoidance system to be added to Proterra buses

An alert system such as Mobileye can give a distracted driver the opportunity to avoid a collision or mitigate its severity, according to the company.

Rail| December 8, 2010

Metrolink introduces collision-absorption railcars

Ten cars will be put into service immediately across the Metrolink System. As more cars are assembled, tested and approved for service, they will be used to augment Metrolink's current fleet.
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