Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage: 2004

Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage: 2004

(All transit modes)

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State Collision Noncollision Total property damage ($ thousands)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alaska 9 0 8 37 0 30 107
Arizona 17 1 17 3 0 5 311
Arkansas 109 0 42 101 0 37 24
California 1,044 52 1,103 1,567 19 1,466 7,312
Colorado 44 0 48 17 1 14 231
Connecticut 42 0 71 27 0 27 111
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 159 3 270 401 2 406 68
Florida 502 18 690 430 14 366 1,551
Georgia 206 4 249 243 0 243 952
Hawaii 31 2 29 90 0 86 147
Idaho 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
Illinois 518 35 918 956 10 876 2,821
Indiana 129 1 87 69 0 63 1,838
Iowa 15 0 14 11 0 11 170
Kansas 4 0 1 6 0 5 30
Kentucky 27 0 28 24 0 26 414
Louisiana 52 0 95 27 1 22 240
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 98 6 174 81 2 80 767
Massachusetts 89 1 144 649 5 581 113
Michigan 673 0 40 43 0 42 5,711
Minnesota 70 1 51 27 0 27 578
Mississippi 43 0 43 1 0 0 4
Missouri 137 1 283 97 0 92 712
Montana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevada 48 1 93 164 0 105 239
New Hampshire 3 0 8 4 0 4 18
New Jersey 776 10 704 449 19 367 2,262
New Mexico 10 1 19 1 0 0 166
New York 757 20 1,136 5,334 30 3,917 12,463
North Carolina 171 0 162 47 0 44 534
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio 231 7 300 168 0 154 1,729
Oklahoma 18 0 16 1 0 1 177
Oregon 49 2 55 65 1 63 1,170
Pennsylvania 2,368 0 571 2,338 12 2,147 1,957
Rhode Island 18 0 33 4 0 3 93
South Carolina 79 0 47 0 0 0 78
South Dakota 1 0 1 2 0 2 10
Tennessee 39 2 58 38 1 35 236
Texas 389 3 597 150 1 152 2,971
Utah 27 5 23 34 2 27 475
Vermont 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 127 2 119 47 0 46 219
Washington 137 0 212 181 0 186 1,559
West Virginia 3 0 9 5 0 5 1
Wisconsin 97 0 160 82 0 80 512
Wyoming 0 0 0 1 0 1 7
United States, total 9,368 178 8,729 14,022 120 11,844 51,096

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, 2004 National Transit Database, personal communication Oct. 23, 2006.