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After Amtrak Crash, Most Still Consider Mass Transit Safe

Few Americans say they use mass transit regularly, but they remain confident in its safety despite the recent Amtrak train derailment near Philadelphia that killed eight people. Most also don't feel more government spending on infrastructure will help prevent such crashes. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 800 American Adults was conducted on May 14 and 17, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 800 American Adults was conducted on May 14 and 17, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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