Table 2-12: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings by Type: 2008

Table 2-12: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings by Type: 2008

(Includes freight railroad, Amtrak, and commuter rail operations)

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State Total (number) Percent of total
Public, motor vehicle Private, motor vehicle Pedestrian
Alabama 4,484 63.4 36.1 0.4
Alaska 334 65.6 31.7 2.7
Arizona 1,285 59.9 39.6 0.5
Arkansas 4,364 67.3 32.5 0.2
California 10,219 62.9 35.6 1.5
Colorado 2,842 60.9 38.2 0.9
Connecticut 646 57.0 41.6 1.4
Delaware 426 65.0 34.5 0.5
District of Columbia 34 14.7 55.9 29.4
Florida 5,244 74.2 24.6 1.2
Georgia 7,915 69.5 29.9 0.5
Hawaii 8 100.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho 2,452 52.7 46.8 0.5
Illinois 12,279 63.8 33.5 2.8
Indiana 7,955 74.8 24.6 0.6
Iowa 7,347 59.9 39.5 0.6
Kansas 8,145 67.0 32.7 0.3
Kentucky 4,815 49.3 49.9 0.7
Louisiana 5,579 54.0 45.5 0.6
Maine 1,679 49.8 49.7 0.5
Maryland 1,357 48.9 49.7 1.5
Massachusetts 1,376 60.8 37.2 2.0
Michigan 7,283 67.4 31.6 1.0
Minnesota 7,146 64.0 35.2 0.8
Mississippi 4,177 54.5 45.2 0.4
Missouri 6,872 58.5 40.8 0.7
Montana 3,282 42.7 56.9 0.4
Nebraska 4,988 60.9 39.0 0.1
Nevada 523 54.5 44.9 0.6
New Hampshire 598 58.2 39.1 2.7
New Jersey 2,165 73.3 24.4 2.4
New Mexico 1,234 58.9 40.4 0.6
New York 5,320 50.0 48.6 1.4
North Carolina 7,027 57.4 41.9 0.7
North Dakota 4,796 73.0 26.7 0.3
Ohio 9,245 66.4 33.2 0.4
Oklahoma 5,276 73.9 25.9 0.2
Oregon 4,361 47.7 50.7 1.7
Pennsylvania 6,780 58.3 40.1 1.6
Rhode Island 138 52.9 28.3 18.8
South Carolina 3,990 68.2 31.4 0.4
South Dakota 3,011 64.2 35.6 0.2
Tennessee 4,700 60.6 38.9 0.5
Texas 15,053 64.9 34.9 0.2
Utah 1,315 58.2 41.6 0.2
Vermont 957 42.3 53.2 4.5
Virginia 4,440 44.0 55.1 0.9
Washington 5,246 48.5 50.6 0.9
West Virginia 3,451 43.0 55.4 1.6
Wisconsin 6,481 63.3 35.4 1.3
Wyoming 1,103 35.4 64.5 0.1
United States, total 221,743 61.4 37.8 0.9

NOTE: Data are preliminary.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, 2008 Preliminary Railroad Safety Statistics Bulletin (Washington, DC: December 2009), table 9-2, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/Prelim.aspx as as of Apr. 19, 2010.