Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

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  Connecticut United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 356 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 29 8.1 71,468 46.0
Gates 104 29.2 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 137 38.5 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 38 10.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 19 5.3 5,253 3.4
Special warning 24 6.7 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 5 1.4 1,417 0.9
Other 0 0.0 483 0.3

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals; WW = wigwags.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of Nov. 21, 2001.