Explanation of project:

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University, with funding from North Carolina Department of Transportation, will be conducting research studies along the Charlotte to Raleigh Amtrak corridor involving the recording of video footage along the 140-mile corridor. The objectives of the studies are to analyze the safety and reliability of new detection technology to provide a more complete understanding of the extent of trespassing along rail corridors.

Protection for subjects:

An Institutional Review Board (IRB) has approved of the study methodologies through North Carolina State University at Raleigh (NCSU) has approved of the studies’ methodologies.

     IRB – 11636

     FWA – 00003429

A Certificate of Confidentiality (COC) has been obtained from the National Institute of Health (NIH) which provides protection of subjects from Identifying Information.

     COC ID: Forthcoming

     COC Contact Info: Forthcoming


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Chris Cunningham, MSCE, PE

cmcunnin@ncsu.edu | (919) 515-8562