Table 2-15: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2001

Table 2-15: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2001

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State Collision Noncollision Total property damage (dollars)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 39 0 24 19 0 17 183,791
Alaska 18 1 16 4 0 4 88,956
Arizona 179 0 108 114 3 117 662,231
Arkansas 14 0 8 11 0 11 18,201
California 3,398 55 3,079 4,627 0 4,780 9,382,911
Colorado 331 3 205 321 0 322 572,479
Connecticut 284 1 373 234 0 246 598,874
Delaware 26 0 30 3 0 3 47,281
District of Columbia 1,268 8 627 1,529 0 1,552 1,025,701
Florida 1,199 10 1,081 1,105 1 1,127 1,521,211
Georgia 210 2 583 697 0 689 2,659,178
Hawaii 125 2 116 338 1 352 1,016,969
Idaho 12 0 1 9 0 9 38,274
Illinois 1,818 29 1,779 1,422 4 1,470 8,973,482
Indiana 146 1 137 177 1 172 514,803
Iowa 62 0 31 26 0 28 135,325
Kansas 24 0 14 22 0 23 76,759
Kentucky 126 0 97 109 1 108 264,288
Louisiana 135 0 232 139 0 151 346,952
Maine 23 0 4 26 0 25 48,964
Maryland 2,011 9 3,843 581 0 620 1,228,397
Massachusetts 476 14 506 1,566 0 1,210 978,404
Michigan 241 2 385 395 1 391 1,314,933
Minnesota 275 0 224 401 0 432 588,898
Mississippi 6 0 7 10 0 9 103,415
Missouri 438 0 773 945 0 975 740,786
Montana 21 0 1 11 0 11 31,740
Nebraska 52 0 40 25 0 25 72,489
Nevada 59 3 11 487 0 475 137,709
New Hampshire 6 0 0 0 0 0 10,117
New Jersey 1,763 32 689 1,283 0 1,089 20,737,842
New Mexico 47 2 37 83 0 82 93,260
New York 7,205 67 1,902 11,328 8 9,622 12,148,397
North Carolina 174 0 249 86 0 83 566,572
North Dakota 4 0 0 0 0 0 7,344
Ohio 794 5 1,034 1,195 0 1,209 1,778,712
Oklahoma 55 0 74 151 0 153 182,045
Oregon 217 1 384 258 0 347 1,773,007
Pennsylvania 946 18 1,008 3,368 1 3,394 1,965,185
Rhode Island 22 0 30 92 0 89 85,317
South Carolina 157 0 135 25 0 23 331,143
South Dakota 9 0 2 7 0 7 14,196
Tennessee 63 0 35 39 0 38 179,036
Texas 1,318 11 1,521 952 0 1,044 3,752,690
Utah 60 2 42 98 0 103 368,843
Vermont 3 0 0 0 0 0 4,270
Virginia 252 1 258 219 0 226 427,926
Washington 574 4 383 1,369 0 1,375 2,753,948
West Virginia 25 0 11 39 0 39 61,745
Wisconsin 266 2 376 363 0 376 873,968
Wyoming 0 0 0 6 0 6 0
United States, total 26,976 285 22,505 36,314 21 34,659 81,488,964

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; and 3) 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 $1,000 or 2) involve a nonarson fire.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, 2001 National Transit Database, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com as of September 2003.