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NEC FUTURE is the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) comprehensive plan for improving the Northeast Corridor (NEC) from Washington, D.C., to Boston, MA.

Posted: Thursday Oct 29, 2020

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Rail Safety Research & Development | FRA

Posted: (1 months ago) Demonstration Systems. There are a number of Demonstration Systems currently being developed or are under testing for instance: Michigan ITCS Demonstration : includes upgrade of 57 public grade crossings to provide constant warning time and improved or eliminated 21 private grade crossings.System linking crossings to locomotives via the positive train control system has been in daily revenue ...

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Research and Development Funding | FRA

Posted: (3 days ago) Overview Since 2006, Congress has consistently provided FRA’s Research and Development (R&D) program with around $35 million annually in funding. Stable funding enhances the program’s effectiveness, enabling multi-year projects, investments in test facilities and equipment like those used for high-speed and intercity passenger rail, and building and retaining expertise.

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Browse Research | FRA

Posted: (4 months ago) Description: Aurora Flight Sciences and MIT Man Vehicle Laboratory are exploring the use of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system to compensate for loss of operator situational awareness by automatically detecting and reporting on the state of railway signs, signals and other objects in the path of locomotives. Over three phases, Aurora and ...

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Experimentation | FRA - Transportation

Posted: (4 months ago) Learn about specific topics under controlled (lab) conditions What is an experiment? Experiments are scientific procedures that can test a prediction (hypothesis) by manipulating a factor(s) of interest and holding everything else constant (under control).

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