FTA Bus Safety Data Report 2008-2016

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place - north america, mode - bus, planning - safety/accidents


Bus Transit, National Transit Database, Industry Trends, Bus Collision Type, Safety Event Type, Bus Fatalities, Bus Injuries, Bus Safety Events


The Bus Safety Data Report (BSDR) is a data analysis prepared by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The goal of the BSDR is to present and summarize bus transit safety and security event data with a focus on patterns and trends in event, fatality, and injury data within the report’s period of study. This BSDR presents data reported through the National Transit Database (NTD) program for the years 2008 through 2016. This report highlights totals and rates from 2016, the most recent year of data available for analysis, and provides trends across the nine-year study period.


Copyright remains with Federal Transit Administration (FTA).