Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2011

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State Collision Non-collision Total property damage ($ thousands)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 7 0 14 19 0 16 108
Alaska 4 0 8 49 0 48 219
Arizona 52 1 80 77 0 74 882
Arkansas 5 1 3 6 0 6 36
California 463 25 668 2,077 43 2,014 7,683
Colorado 77 2 105 56 1 53 550
Connecticut 67 1 139 85 0 89 495
Delaware 3 0 9 125 0 127 35
District of Columbia 223 1 412 619 9 558 753
Florida 360 11 796 711 7 667 3,467
Georgia 120 3 248 394 4 379 1,016
Hawaii 25 1 38 77 0 79 341
Idaho 0 0 0 6 0 6 0
Illinois 412 7 753 1,300 31 1,162 5,680
Indiana 44 0 65 77 1 72 537
Iowa 12 0 15 8 0 5 74
Kansas 2 0 2 3 0 4 26
Kentucky 50 0 125 37 0 47 310
Louisiana 45 2 96 57 0 53 547
Maine 2 0 2 6 1 5 10
Maryland 193 4 415 254 3 238 1,999
Massachusetts 58 2 128 825 9 666 823
Michigan 84 3 187 299 1 291 5,386
Minnesota 48 1 106 106 0 104 502
Mississippi 1 0 2 0 0 0 52
Missouri 80 2 168 168 0 165 457
Montana 0 0 0 9 0 9 0
Nebraska 6 0 5 3 0 2 78
Nevada 39 0 94 122 0 119 927
New Hampshire 2 0 2 13 1 12 100
New Jersey 84 6 177 662 21 608 2,101
New Mexico 4 0 6 5 0 4 40
New York 548 23 1,060 7,817 77 6,721 5,189
North Carolina 72 1 172 138 0 131 525
North Dakota 1 0 1 3 0 4 15
Ohio 151 4 349 218 0 208 2,430
Oklahoma 5 0 25 6 0 6 82
Oregon 33 1 49 129 2 125 283
Pennsylvania 220 11 568 706 15 667 1,218
Rhode Island 27 1 55 21 0 23 1,046
South Carolina 18 0 80 21 0 17 203
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 25 2 72 51 0 50 229
Texas 274 14 462 505 5 481 3,557
Utah 34 4 41 25 5 18 1,238
Vermont 1 0 2 2 0 2 5
Virginia 75 2 165 102 0 94 992
Washington 92 5 118 295 3 261 3,914
West Virginia 8 1 15 7 0 7 89
Wisconsin 58 2 73 109 0 106 321
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United States, total (excluding Puerto Rico) 4,214 144 8,175 18,410 239 16,603 56,569
United States, total (including Puerto Rico) 4,233 145 8,206 18,484 239 16,682 56,646

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 Adminstration, personal communication as of May 2013.