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46 Table 21. Injuries by transit agency and collision type (local data). Collisions with Injuries Percent Collision Total Total of with Collision Collision Collisions Collisions Collisions Data Motor with with with in Local Resulting Period Agency Vehicle Pedestrian Cyclist Other Injuries Database in Injury Available 1994 53 68 30 151 542 28% Portland Tri-Met 2007 2006 36 29 6 12 83 387 21% San Francisco MUNI 2007 1987 95 18 2 115 476 24% Santa Clara Valley TA 2007 Total (Count) 184 115 38 12 349 1405 Proportion of Total Collisions 13.1% 8.2% 2.7% 0.9% 24.8% 100.0% (Does not sum to 100%) Proportion of Injuries 52.7% 33.0% 10.9% 3.4% 100.0% (Sums to 100%) Table 22. Fatalities by transit agency and collision type (local data). Collisions with Fatalities Percent Collision Total of with Collision Collision Collisions Collisions Motor with with Total in Resulting Data Period Agency Vehicle Pedestrian Cyclist Fatalities Database in Fatality Available LACMTA 15 57 - 72 775 9% 19902006 Portland Tri-Met 0 12 2 14 542 3% 19942007 Santa Clara Valley TA 4 5 3 12 476 3% 19872007 Total (Count) 19 74 5 98 1793 Proportion of Total Collisions 1.1% 4.1% 0.3% 5.5% 100.0% (Does not sum to 100%) Proportion of Fatalities 19.4% 75.5% 5.1% 100.0% (Sums to 100%) Comparison of Local Transit Agency Table 24 shows the number of incidents reported in three and SSO Agency Databases local transit agency databases in California, and the number of incidents reported in the CPUC (SSO) database for the Table 23 shows the number of incidents recorded for each time periods shown. local transit agency in the California SSO (CPUC) database Only 17.6% of collisions recorded in the three local transit compared to the number of incidents recorded in the local agency databases were also recorded in the CPUC database. transit agency databases. The percentage varied from 4.8% of San Francisco Municipal As expected, the number of incidents contained in the Railway incidents to 28.8% of Los Angeles County Metro- SSO database is much lower than the number of incidents politan Transportation Authority incidents. This variation contained in the local transit agency database. It is interest- may indicate that some local transit agencies were either ing to note that the CPUC database contained between reporting incidents that did not meet the SSO criteria for a 2731% of the number of incidents recorded in the reportable incident, or were not reporting incidents that did LACMTA and SCVTA databases, but only 10% of the num- meet the SSO criteria. It is also possible that the disparity ber of incidents contained in the San Francisco MUNI reflects the relative severity of incidents that occurred across database. the local transit agencies.

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47 Table 23. Number of records in SSO databases compared to local transit agencies. Size of SSO Number of Number of Database Incidents Incidents Relative to Agency Name Reported in Time Period Reported in Size of Local Agency-Level SSO database Agency Database Database Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Jan. 2000 Authority 278 86 30.9% Dec. 2006 San Francisco Municipal Jan. 2006 Railway 292 28 9.6% Jul. 2007 Santa Clara Valley Jan. 2000 Transportation Authority 185 49 26.5% Jan. 2007 Total 755 163 21.5% Table 24. California local transit agency collision data transferred to the SSO. Number of Number of % of Agency- Incidents Incidents Level Incidents Agency Name Reported in Reported in Also Reported Time Period Agency-Level California SSO in SSO Database Database Database Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Jan. 2000 Authority 278 80 28.8% Dec. 2006 San Francisco Municipal Jan. 2006 Railway 292 14 4.8% Jul. 2007 Santa Clara Valley Jan. 2000 Transportation Authority 185 39 21.1% Jan. 2007 Total 755 133 17.6% Table 25. Proportion of SSO data records appearing in local transit agency databases. Number of % of Agency- Number of Incidents also Level Incidents Incidents Agency Name Reported in Also Reported Years Reported in Local Agency in SSO SSO Database Database Database Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Jan. 2000 Authority 86 80 93.0% Dec. 2006 San Francisco Municipal Jan. 2006 Railway 28 14 50.0% Jul. 2007 Santa Clara Valley Jan. 2000 Transportation Authority 49 39 79.6% Jan. 2007 Total 163 133 81.6% Table 25 shows the proportion of CPUC data records that transit agency incident reports. However, there were 30 inci- also appear in the local transit agency database. dents recorded in the CPUC database that were not found in Table 25 shows that approximately 82% of the records con- the local transit agency databases. Upon further inspection it tained in the CPUC database were also contained in the was determined that of these 30 incidents, 10 were confirmed respective local transit agency databases. This suggests that the collisions, 17 were confirmed non-collisions, and 3 had insuf- majority of incident data was supplied to the CPUC via local ficient data to determine whether they were a collision.