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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  District of Columbia United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 23 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1 4.3 71,468 46.0
Gates 0 0.0 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 4 17.4 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 2 8.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 2 8.7 5,253 3.4
Special warning 12 52.2 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 2 8.7 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.