INJURED PERSONS: TRANSIT, RAIL, GRADE CROSSINGS, AND BOATING

INJURED PERSONS: TRANSIT, RAIL, GRADE CROSSINGS, AND BOATING

Injured Persons: Transit, Rail, Grade Crossings, and Boating (annual data, selected series)

Injured Persons: Transit, Rail, Grade Crossings, and Boating (annual data, selected series)

Since 1990, rail injuries have declined by 55 percent.

Injured Persons by Mode 1998 1999
Transit 55,990 55,325
Transit percent change from previous year  -0.25  -1.19
Railroad 10,156 10,304
Railroad percent change from previous year  -0.69   1.46
Recreational Boating  4,612  4,315
Recreational Boating percent change from previous year  -1.25   6.44
Highway-rail grade crossing  1,303  1,396
Highway-rail grade crossing percent change from previous year -15.39   7.14

See U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, pp. 273-280, National Transportation Statistics 1999for detailed discussion of modal injury data.

SOURCE: Data compiled from various government agencies, as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 1999, table 3-2, available at: http://www.bts.gov/ntda/nts/nts.html.