Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2002

Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2002

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State Collision Noncollision Total property damage ($ thousands)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 14 0 27 10 0 12 181
Alaska 2 0 6 41 0 33 42
Arizona 57 0 43 10 0 10 97
Arkansas 76 0 9 3 0 1 254
California 950 50 741 1,618 26 1,505 9,748
Colorado 33 0 37 42 0 47 135
Connecticut 54 1 84 32 0 42 1,042
Delaware 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 427 2 108 843 2 824 737
Florida 1,103 7 829 525 0 475 2,510
Georgia 177 3 190 261 1 244 689
Hawaii 49 3 48 82 0 77 315
Idaho 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Illinois 1,008 37 856 1,180 16 1,037 2,829
Indiana 158 0 125 66 0 54 728
Iowa 9 0 9 12 0 11 58
Kansas 4 0 6 10 0 10 68
Kentucky 77 2 54 32 0 30 177
Louisiana 27 2 49 9 0 12 61
Maine 3 0 3 5 0 3 21
Maryland 194 4 314 149 0 123 910
Massachusetts 276 7 216 903 16 733 46
Michigan 1,233 4 93 97 0 50 8,762
Minnesota 77 1 83 57 0 55 450
Mississippi 33 0 29 1 0 0 11
Missouri 210 1 213 171 1 162 449
Montana 5 0 4 5 0 5 18
Nebraska 9 0 7 3 0 2 82
Nevada 117 3 169 119 1 106 360
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 560 8 696 522 25 429 134
New Mexico 50 0 54 1 0 1 10
New York 1,363 26 1,364 5,383 37 3,645 4,336
North Carolina 243 0 237 63 0 46 899
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio 295 5 348 176 0 167 2,063
Oklahoma 4 0 5 0 0 0 84
Oregon 38 4 49 46 2 60 1,153
Pennsylvania 5,859 2 638 3,843 5 1,589 882
Rhode Island 345 0 59 197 0 3 14
South Carolina 19 0 19 1 0 1 77
South Dakota 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Tennessee 22 0 29 14 0 15 319
Texas 414 5 572 207 2 162 2,920
Utah 50 2 37 41 0 37 215
Vermont 1 0 0 0 0 0 26
Virginia 189 0 119 86 0 73 254
Washington 191 2 163 164 1 153 1,270
West Virginia 8 0 7 12 0 11 140
Wisconsin 83 0 49 13 0 12 353
Wyoming 2 0 2 0 0 0 5
United States, total 16,119 184 8,801 17,058 135 12,070 45,932

NOTES: Collision includes at-grade crossings and suicides. Noncollision includes: 1) derailments/buses going off road; 2) personal casualties in parking facilities, inside vehicles, on right of way, boarding/alighting, and in station/bus stops; 3) evacuations for life safety; and 4) nonarson fires. For an incident to be reportable it must involve a transit vehicle or occur on transit property and either: 1) result in a fatality, injury or transit property damage greater than $7,500; 2) involve a nonarson fire; 3) involve a mainline derailment; or 4) involve an evacuation due to life safety.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, 2002 National Transit Database.