Despite two Blue Line accidents in six months that injured more than 60 people, you're still much safer commuting on the CTA than via automobile.
And Chicago Magazine has crunched the numbers to prove it.
According to a Chicago article by Whet Moser, there were 47 injuries per 100 million passenger miles on the CTA in 2011. That compares to 182 injuries per 100 million vehicle miles traveled in Chicago.
So if the latest Blue Line accident at O'Hare has you worried for your safety, chill.
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