Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2010

Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2010

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State Collision Non-collision Total property damage ($ thousands)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 2 0 5 3 0 2 69
Alaska 8 0 9 43 0 38 311
Arizona 47 4 79 151 0 140 732
Arkansas 5 0 9 118 0 118 39
California 489 24 785 2,192 23 2,208 5,410
Colorado 65 6 101 145 1 144 1,073
Connecticut 62 1 100 93 1 104 383
Delaware 0 0 0 112 0 112 0
District of Columbia 210 1 430 510 9 469 1,087
Florida 347 9 641 714 6 712 2,451
Georgia 162 2 339 475 3 452 1,086
Hawaii 29 1 40 94 0 93 250
Idaho 2 0 2 4 0 4 3
Illinois 382 14 720 1,177 14 1,105 6,965
Indiana 44 2 69 60 0 57 562
Iowa 7 0 11 11 0 11 58
Kansas 5 0 11 141 0 141 35
Kentucky 29 3 105 237 0 236 240
Louisiana 40 0 70 66 0 66 462
Maine 0 0 0 6 0 7 0
Maryland 181 0 433 191 0 174 1,875
Massachusetts 41 6 61 916 10 811 757
Michigan 73 3 107 75 0 76 1,268
Minnesota 32 1 47 75 0 77 145
Mississippi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Missouri 94 1 227 244 1 239 1,494
Montana 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Nebraska 5 0 9 4 0 4 44
Nevada 38 0 59 227 0 224 353
New Hampshire 1 0 2 1 0 1 10
New Jersey 110 6 157 522 31 455 2,122
New Mexico 2 0 2 2 1 1 3
New York 689 31 1,256 7,439 45 6,326 6,166
North Carolina 67 1 169 82 0 82 483
North Dakota 1 0 2 2 0 2 55
Ohio 98 1 228 383 0 418 975
Oklahoma 19 0 53 8 0 7 168
Oregon 29 5 44 113 0 100 244
Pennsylvania 190 7 546 1,825 9 1,812 2,119
Rhode Island 21 0 39 13 0 12 182
South Carolina 12 1 21 36 0 34 48
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 33 3 86 90 1 83 11,999
Texas 240 8 409 407 6 408 4,227
Utah 29 4 23 23 3 17 507
Vermont 1 0 2 4 0 4 0
Virginia 73 0 159 315 0 311 577
Washington 120 1 202 382 2 357 1,769
West Virginia 4 1 13 43 0 43 73
Wisconsin 71 1 123 231 0 237 430
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United States, total (excluding Puerto Rico) 4,209 148 8,005 20,007 166 18,536 59,311
United States, total (including Puerto Rico) 4,231 156 8,030 20,376 167 18,941 59,378

NOTES: Collision includes at-grade Crossings excluding suicides. Noncollision includes: 1) derailments; 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 $25,000; 2) involve a nonarson fire; 3) involve a mainline derailment; or 4) involve an evacuation due to life safety 5) involve an act of God 6) involve a Hazardous Material Spill. Data are compiled from Federal Transit Administration's National Transit Database and Federal Railroad Administration's Rail Accident/Incident Reporting System.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database and Rail Accident/Incident Reporting System, personal communication as of April 18, 2012.