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
|Tranist fatalities percent change from previous year||4.55||-2.34|
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).