TRANSIT FATALITIES

TRANSIT FATALITIES

Transit fatalities (annual data)

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Transit includes transit bus, light and heavy transit rail, commuter rail, paratransit, and other transit categories. Transit fatalities are transit-caused deaths confirmed within 30 days of a transit incident. The fatality numbers cited here do not include suicides.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, State Safety Oversight Program, Annual Report for 1999, available at http://transit-safety.volpe.dot.gov

Transit Fatalities 1999 2000*
Transit total  299   292
Tranist fatalities percent change from previous year 4.55 -2.34

* Preliminary number.

Transit fatalities include those resulting from all reportable incidents, not just from accidents involving transit vehicles.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Safety Management Information Statistics 1999, available at http://transit-safety.volpe.dot.gov/Publications/Default.asp#Safety. 2000 number compiled from various government agencies as cited in the USDOT, BTS, Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2001 (in draft).