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Safety Management

Railroad Trespasser Sensors In Reserve

Recent train wrecks and people getting killed by trains have been in the news, becoming a major headache for America's railways. The wrecks and rollovers might be mitigated if a way were found to make the railroad tracks "feel" the trespassers or blocking objects. The idea would work like this:
1) Person or object is stuck on the tracks or trespassing.
2) Sensors/ detectors lining the tracks, or cameras, detect the person... more »

Idea Submitted by Richard Rabinowitz

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Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) NJ Transit

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Potential lifesaver. Potential cost saver (due to fewer losses to equipment). Possibly fewer complaints. Could reduce delays due to crash investigations and thus traffic/overcrowding.

Archive: 2018 Ideas
Archive: 2018 Ideas