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Table 2-16: Transit Incidents, Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damage, All Transit Modes: 2012

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State Collision Non-collision Total property damage ($ thousands)
Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries Number of incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 7 0 9 11 0 13 107
Alaska 6 1 7 57 0 54 48
Arizona 56 1 75 83 2 82 668
Arkansas 5 0 10 10 0 11 34
California 498 36 842 2,190 24 2,195 6,064
Colorado 70 2 106 102 4 100 485
Connecticut 63 0 155 98 1 111 658
Delaware 35 0 92 52 0 52 407
District of Columbia 167 1 294 608 8 581 426
Florida 357 11 787 714 8 709 2,668
Georgia 117 1 260 380 2 352 566
Hawaii 23 4 28 104 0 104 265
Idaho 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Illinois 365 11 762 1,360 19 1,277 3,555
Indiana 51 1 96 74 1 75 645
Iowa 10 0 15 10 0 6 164
Kansas 0 0 0 5 0 7 0
Kentucky 47 0 140 32 2 29 255
Louisiana 51 0 159 75 0 74 444
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 183 3 401 283 1 285 1,265
Massachusetts 99 5 184 781 11 633 952
Michigan 75 1 146 146 1 139 768
Minnesota 55 1 74 110 0 115 419
Mississippi 3 0 20 12 0 12 120
Missouri 85 5 238 218 0 216 1,127
Montana 0 0 0 7 0 7 0
Nebraska 1 0 2 5 0 4 72
Nevada 50 4 100 96 0 95 609
New Hampshire 2 0 2 9 0 11 10
New Jersey 75 8 147 599 2 563 460,842
New Mexico 9 0 12 21 0 21 16
New York 548 50 958 7,564 42 6,685 423,554
North Carolina 83 1 245 106 0 143 1,472
North Dakota 0 0 0 1 0 1 15
Ohio 117 6 262 212 1 207 1,173
Oklahoma 6 0 16 9 1 7 116
Oregon 47 0 70 153 1 169 557
Pennsylvania 123 8 246 758 11 721 2,627
Rhode Island 21 0 35 33 0 30 477
South Carolina 18 0 71 11 0 9 149
South Dakota 1 0 7 0 0 0 6
Tennessee 29 0 62 60 0 55 257
Texas 317 16 588 542 8 517 3,482
Utah 49 3 56 34 4 24 2,160
Vermont 1 0 1 2 0 2 6
Virginia 60 0 137 67 2 66 566
Washington 100 3 124 247 0 239 908
West Virginia 11 0 17 3 0 5 317
Wisconsin 46 2 68 124 0 123 251
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United States, total (excluding Puerto Rico)1 4,142 185 8,126 18,179 156 16,937 921,752
United States, total (including Puerto Rico)1 4,145 186 8,128 18,223 156 16,980 925,752

1Increase in property damage due to Hurricane Sandy.

NOTES: Collision includes at-grade crossings excluding suicides. Noncollision includes: 1) derailments; 2) personal casualties in parking facilities, inside vehicles, on right of way, boarding/alighting, and in station/bus stops; 3) evacuations for life safety; and 4) nonarson fires. For an incident to be reportable it must involve a transit vehicle or occur on transit property and either: 1) result in a fatality, injury or transit property damage greater than $25,000; 2) involve a nonarson fire; 3) involve a mainline derailment; or 4) involve an evacuation due to life safety 5) involve an act of God 6) involve a Hazardous Material Spill. Data are compiled from Federal Transit Administration's National Transit Database and Federal Railroad Administration's Rail Accident/Incident Reporting System.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Adminstration, personal communication as of August 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017