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2016
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018

suring their safety while in and
around stations, stops and other transit-related facilities. The
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has grant
funding available to help transit
systems enhance security. The
Bay Area Rapid Transit is using
of buses
awarded FEMA funds to fully
have security
cameras*
staff its police department and
keep passengers safe while
traveling through the system's
of transit stations
busiest stations. Other systems
have security
to benefit from the grants this
cameras#
year include New Jersey Transit, Port Authority of New York
and New Jersey, Delaware River
of stations have
Port Authority and the MaryEmergency
land Transit Administration,
Call Buttons#
among many others.
On another front, New York
City Transit announced in June
of buses have
it will be adding 500 additionAutomatic
al officers to its ranks to help
Vehicle Locator
fight fare evasion and address
or GPS*
the rising number of transit
*APTA 2019 Public
worker assaults on the system.
Transportation
Fact Book
Once fully implemented, the
APTA 2018
Fare Enforcement Task Force,
Infrastructure
comprised of 200 NYPD offiDatabase
cers, 300 Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Police Department officers
and Bridge & Tunnel Officers and 70 New York City
Transit Eagle Team members, will be deployed to targeted locations with the highest levels of incidents of
assault on MTA workers and the subway stations and
bus routes with the highest ridership rates. The additional MTA personnel will receive training to support
this effort prior to deployment.

By The
Numbers
81%

52.5%

29.9%
81%

#

Ferry
Ferry
Rail
Rail
Rail
Bus
Bus
Bus
0
0
0

11
1

2
2
2

3
3
3

4
4
4

5
5
5

6
6
6

7
7
7

8
8
8

Non-employee incidents - total injuries

Non-Employee incidents
incidents Total
Total Non-employee
Non-employee injuries
injuries 2013-2018
2013-2018
Non-Employee
Non-Employee incidents Total Non-employee injuries 2013-2018

Ferry
Ferry
Ferry
Rail
Rail
Rail
Bus
Bus
Bus

2013
2013
2013
2014
2014
2014
2015
2015
2015
2016
2016
2016
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018

0
3,000
6,000
9,000
12,000
15,000
0
3,000
6,000
9,000
12,000
15,000
0
3,000
6,000Time Series Data
9,000
12,000 people waiting
15,000
NTD Safety & Security
June 2019 - passenger;
or leaving
Non-Employee
Non-Employee incidents
incidents Total
Total Non-employee
Non-employee fatalities
fatalities 2013-2018
2013-2018
Non-Employee incidents Total Non-employee fatalities 2013-2018

Non-employee incidents - total fatalities

2013
2013
2013
2014
2014
2014
2015
2015
2015
2016
2016
2016
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018

0
0
0

Collisions

Collisions
Collisions 2013-2018
2013-2018
Collisions 2013-2018
2013
2013
2013
2014
2014
2014
2015
2015
2015
2016
2016
2016
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018
0
0
0

Suicides

5
5
5

10
10
10

15
15
15

20
20
20

25
25
25

30
30
30

Ferry
Ferry
Ferry
Rail
Rail
Rail
Bus
Bus
Bus

35
35
35

NTD Safety & Security Time Series Data June 2019 - passenger; people waiting or leaving

with
with other
other
with bus
other
with
vehicle
with
bus vehicle
with busvehicle
vehicle
with
with rail
rail vehicle
with fixed
rail vehicle
with
with fixed object
object
with person
fixed object
with
with
person
with motor
person
with
with motor vehicle
vehicle
with motor vehicle

1,000
1,000
1,000

2,000
2,000
2,000

3,000
3,000

4,000
4,000

5,000
5,000

3,000
4,000
5,000
NTD
Safety & Security Time
Series Data June
2019

(total
intentional
acts
that
resulted
in death or injury)*
Suicides
(total
of
acts
resulted
in
or
Suicides 2013-2018
2013-2018
(totalof
of intentional
intentional
acts that
that
resulted
in death
death
or injury)*
injury)*
Suicides 2013-2018 (total of intentional acts that resulted in death or injury)*
Ferry
Ferry
2013
2013
Ferry
Rail
Rail
2013
Rail
2014
Bus
2014
Bus
2014
Bus
2015
2015
2015
2016
2016
2016
2017
2017
2017
2018
2018
2018
0
50
100
150
200
0
50
100
150
200
Time Series Data June200
2019
0
50
100 NTD Safety & Security
150
*If you or someone you know is struggling with feelings of depression or suicidal
thoughts, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free, round-the-clock
support, information and resources for help. Reach the lifeline at 800-273-8255.

Injuries and Fatalities
More than 8% reduction in total fatalities between 2013-2018
More than 9% reduction in total injuries between 2013-2018

82% of transit vehicle collisions are with a motor vehicle
NTD Safety & Security Time Series Data June 2019

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