Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, CTC, Inc. provides communication and signaling systems, products and services for both the highway and rail industries. Our firm specializes particularly in highway-rail grade crossings that are interconnected with traffic signals, or preempted signalization. In addition to preemption design, review and remediation, we offer a full array of signal services including: highway-rail grade crossing warning systems, wayside signal solutions, turnkey signal construction, quiet-zone planning and implementation, forensic reconstruction of signal system operations, and patented signal products.
From the complex signal project to the standard one, CTC’s signal engineering staff will deliver the right crossing signal design for your project. In addition to signal engineering, we can also review your project, and, if warranted, recommend a solution that better fits the requirements of... Read More
x-Link™ is the only interconnected grade-crossing operations recorder and warning system that incorporates video data of critical train and vehicle movement. Features include: Multiple units connect to monitor multiple locations Solid-state video storage, supporting up to eight HD... Read More
What happens after engineering and design? Bringing it all together takes seasoned project management and a dedicated crew of construction professionals. CTC offers turnkey signal construction project management. We will estimate the project, build timelines, manage material procurement to... Read More
A train strikes a vehicle on average every three hours in the United States, resulting in more than 2,200 accidents each year. CTC's experts weigh in on critical design elements to consider when interconnecting traffic signal equipment. Read more
On October 25, 2010 the FRA issued Safety Advisory 2010 - 02 calling for comprehensive joint inspections of highway traffic signal pre-emption interconnections. This safety advisory was based on NTSB recommendations dating back to 1996 as a result of the tragic collision of a school bus and a... Read more
Since the National Transportation Board’s (NTSB) 1995 investigation of a collision between a school bus and a train in Fox River Grove, Ill., at an interconnected highway-rail grade crossing, a number of federal agencies have issued safety recommendations and guidance... Read more