Joe Strang Opening Remarks

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					Right of Way Fatality
Reduction Workshop

     Jo Strang,
   FRA Associate
Administrator of Safety


    April 1, 2008
   San Carlos, CA
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          Why Are We Here?

   Trespassing is the leading cause of
    rail related fatalities across the US
   Pedestrian Safety at crossings is
    not improving as quickly as we
    would like
   These are common issues for
    transit, commuter, and freight rail
    operations

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Why Are We Here?




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         Workshop Goal

To identify and recommend new
and existing strategies that the rail
industry could pursue to assist in
reducing the number of pedestrian
and trespasser casualties



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                 Topics

To share effective practices in:
 Outreach

 Enforcement

 Hazard Management Process

 Technology

 Infrastructure / Engineering



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           You Contribute to the
              Success by:


   Interacting
   Asking Questions
   Actively Participating




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