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

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

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

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Since 1990, rail injuries have declined by 54 percent.

Injured Persons by Mode 1999 2000
Transit* 55,990 55,325
Transit* percent change from previous year  -0.25  -1.19
Railroad 10,304 10,424
Railroad percent change from previous year   1.46   1.16
Recreational Boating  4,315  4,355
Recreational Boating percent change from previous year   6.44   0.93
Highway-rail grade crossing  1,396  1,219
Highway-rail grade crossing percent change from previous year   7.14  -1.68

* Data are for 1999 and 1998.

See U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, pp. 429-435, National Transportation Statistics 2000 for 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 2000, table 2-2, available at: http://www.bts.gov/btsprod/nts/Ch2_web/2-2.htm and U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety. 2000 numbers for boating available at U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, office of Boating Safety, Boating Statistics (Washington, DC: Annual issues).