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RL10. Railway Crossing ID

Definition:

A unique US DOT/AAR number assigned for identification purposes to a railroad crossing by a state highway agency in cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration.

Source: Obtained by linking Crash Location (C5) to State or Federal Railway Administration data.

Element Attribute:
State specific number assigned by a State in cooperation with the American Association of Railroads.
Rationale:

The data are used in high crash locations as well as high-risk corridors.
Important for determining the need for additional controls and evaluating the
efficacy of various types of controls.