Please be patient as we post the hundreds of articles, pictures and videos coverage of the many light rail accidents at MTA's at-grade crossings.
In the interim just the facts:
Blue Line fatality rate for FY08: 1.77 per million train miles
Road fatality rate for 04-07: 0.0118 per million vehicle miles traveled
Blue Line accident rate for FY08: 17.1 per million train miles
Freeway accident rate for 2007: 1.09 per million vehicle miles traveled