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Project Title: Review of Department of Transportation Testing of Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes

PIN: TRB-SASP-16-01         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
Studies and Special Programs Division

Wassel, Ray

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Review of Department of Transportation Testing of Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes
September 21, 2016 - September 21, 2016
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

Conference Call

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Ray Wassel


The meeting was held entirely in closed session.

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Louis Lanzerotti (chair)
Mehdi Ahmadian
Marshall Beck
Philip Daum
Jenny Ferren
Roger McCarthy
Raúl Radovitzky
Patrick Student
Elton Toma

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Overview of Academies’ Study Policies and Procedures.
Committee Members’ Backgrounds and Potential Sources of Bias and Conflict of Interest.
Committee's Task and Study Approach.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Statement of Task
High-Hazard Flammable Trains Final Rule
DOT/FRA's ECP Brake – Analysis and Test Plan
Test Implementation Plan for FRA Tank Car Side Impact

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 22, 2016