Recommended Practice

Rail Transit Grade Crossing Public Education


This Recommended Practice provides guidelines for developing rail transit grade crossing public safety and trespass prevention education programs.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-RGC-RP-002-02 Rev. 2 01/31/2017 Published Current


public education, rail grade crossing education, rail trespass prevention, safety


This document establishes recommended guidelines for establishing or enhancing rail transit grade crossing public safety outreach and education programs that can be applied to encourage the safe behavior of passengers, pedestrians and motorists who come in contact with rail transit systems at grade crossings and along rail transit rights-of-way.

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