Table 1-28c: Condition of Rail Transit Infrastructure

Table 1-28c: Condition of Rail Transit Infrastructure

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(Percent)

  1995 1997 2000 (R) 2002 (R) 2004 (R) 2006
Stations            
Excellent 14.0 11.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 12.7
Good 47.0 46.0 33.0 22.0 28.0 12.2
Adequate 12.0 15.0 50.0 18.0 14.0 40.8
Substandard 12.0 13.0 16.0 26.0 51.0 31.3
Poor 15.0 15.0 0.0 30.0 0.0 3.0
Communication Systems            
Excellent N 0.0 0.0 7.4 12.1 14.0
Good N 61.0 62.0 68.6 62.7 30.5
Adequate N 16.0 12.1 9.7 25.2 54.8
Substandard N 12.0 14.0 6.0 0.0 0.6
Poor N 10.0 11.9 8.3 0.0 0.0
Train Control Systems            
Excellent N 9.0 7.2 5.5 0.3 2.2
Good N 52.0 56.0 65.9 44.6 37.0
Adequate N 16.0 16.9 11.1 29.0 41.0
Substandard N 11.0 10.3 9.7 14.1 14.4
Poor N 13.0 9.5 7.8 12.0 5.5
Traction Power Systems            
Excellent N 25.0 20.7 37.0 7.6 7.0
Good N 44.0 54.5 45.0 46.5 35.0
Adequate N 10.0 10.6 10.8 44.5 46.5
Substandard N 7.0 6.9 2.9 1.4 7.2
Poor N 14.0 7.3 4.2 0.0 4.2
Revenue Collection Systems            
Excellent N 27.0 29.5 33.5 25.8 28.9
Good N 33.0 31.0 56.4 53.7 30.0
Adequate N 18.0 17.6 2.4 9.5 10.7
Substandard N 10.0 18.1 6.9 8.0 8.8
Poor N 12.0 3.8 0.8 3.0 21.5
Elevated structures            
Excellent 1.0 0.0 2.0 5.1 3.1 4.6
Good 56.0 59.0 59.0 82.8 77.2 68.5
Adequate 16.0 12.0 16.0 2.5 4.1 11.7
Substandard 20.0 29.0 22.0 7.3 13.9 7.9
Poor 7.0 1.0 2.0 2.3 1.7 7.3
Underground tunnels            
Excellent 9.0 7.0 12.0 34.2 26.4 18.2
Good 59.0 47.0 46.0 36.7 48.2 41.1
Adequate 13.0 18.0 19.0 13.0 12.4 10.5
Substandard 11.0 19.0 11.0 8.6 5.6 15.4
Poor 7.0 9.0 12.0 7.5 7.4 14.8

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised.

NOTE

Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance (Washington, DC: Biennial Issues), tables 3-35 and 3-36, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/pubstats.html as of June 25, 2010.