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Rail Transit Incidents Overview

RTAs are required to report to CPUC staff any rail transit related incident that meets General Order 164-D incident thresholds. Depending on the circumstances of a reportable accident the CPUC will either directly investigate or alternatively review and approve accident investigations conducted by the RTAs.

Total Number of Reported Incidents

The table below provides the number of GO-164D reportable rail transit incidents through CY 2013.

                   
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Rail Transit Agency
San Francisco MTA 135 86 91 76 78 82
Los Angeles County MTA 31 27 51 37 45 44
Santa Clara VTA 33 18 29 27 26 37
San Diego Trolley 31 22 18 24 24 17
Sacramento RTD 21 17 22 21 28 34
BART 16 11 8 6 12 12
NCTD Sprinter 2 2 1 2 2 2
SFO Air Train 1 0 0 0 0 0
Angels Flight AFRC 0 0 0 0 0 1

TOTAL
270 183 220 193 215 230


Total Number of Reported Injuries and Fatalities

The table below provides the total number of Injuries and Fatalities reported by Rail Transit Agencies each year for GO-164D reportable incidents.

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
           
Injuries 166 145 113 96 122 156
Fatalities 20 18 12 16 30 26
             

 

  

Last Modified: 3/17/2014


 
 
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