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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  New York United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,104 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 710 22.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 1,560 50.3 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 486 15.7 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 19 0.6 11,630 7.5
Unknown 63 2.0 5,253 3.4
Special warning 187 6.0 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 57 1.8 1,417 0.9
Other 22 0.7 483 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.