Since 1990, rail injuries have declined by 55 percent.
|Injured Persons by Mode||1998||1999|
|Transit percent change from previous year||-0.25||-1.19|
|Railroad percent change from previous year||-0.69||1.46|
|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 1999 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 1999, table 3-2, available at: http://www.bts.gov/ntda/nts/nts.html.