A deadly 2008 crash between a mini-van taxi and a Metrobus has resulted in the arrest of the bus driver, Ronald W. Taylor. The September 26,2008 collision killed a California man.
Mr. Taylor has reportedly been released on his own recognizance. http://www.wtop.com/?nid=109&sid=2354998
While overall Maryland and the District of Columbia have very safe transportation systems the sheer number of people using them and the nature of the buses and trains utilized results in catastrophic injuries on a fairly routine basis.