Table 1-8: ADA Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses

Table 1-8: ADA Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses

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Year Small buses Medium buses Large buses Articulated buses Total buses
Number ADA Equipped Percent Number ADA Equipped Percent Number ADA Equipped Percent Number ADA Equipped Percent Number ADA Equipped Percent
1993 3,964 3,146 79.4 3,542 1,911 54.0 46,413 23,338 50.3 1,807 693 38.4 55,726 29,088 52.2
1994 4,738 3,795 80.1 3,693 2,153 58.3 46,979 24,398 51.9 1,613 719 44.6 57,023 31,065 54.5
1995 5,372 4,539 84.5 3,879 2,561 66.0 46,355 27,420 59.2 1,716 861 50.2 57,322 35,381 61.7
1996 5,998 5,269 87.8 4,233 3,081 72.8 45,587 29,073 63.8 1,551 893 57.6 57,369 38,316 66.8
1997 6,853 6,194 90.4 5,136 4,143 80.7 45,502 29,684 65.2 1,484 911 61.4 58,975 40,932 69.4
1998 (R) 7,206 (R) 6,613 (R) 91.8 (R) 5,938 (R) 5,154 (R) 86.8 (R) 46,163 (R) 33,519 (R) 72.6 1,566 1,071 68.4 (R) 60,870 (R) 46,357 (R) 76.2
1999 (R) 9,833 (R) 8,902 (R) 90.5 (R) 1,967 (R) 1,503 (R) 76.4 (R) 49,178 (R) 36,014 (R) 73.2 (R) 1,967 (R) 1,503 (R) 76.4 (R) 67,808 (R) 52,388 (R) 77.3
2000 (R) 10,531 (R) 9,681 (R) 91.9 (R) 7,674 (R) 6,946 (R) 90.5 (R) 49,693 (R) 37,553 (R) 75.6 (R) 2,078 (R) 1,712 (R) 82.4 (R) 69,976 (R) 55,892 (R) 79.9
2001 (R) 11,517 (R) 10,617 (R) 92.2 (R) 8,121 (R) 7,387 (R) 91.0 (R) 50,500 (R) 40,484 (R) 80.2 (R) 2,133 (R) 1,712 (R) 80.3 (R) 72,271 (R) 60,200 (R) 83.3
2002 9,822 9,743 99.2 8,693 8,550 98.4 47,764 44,035 92.2 2,139 2,079 97.2 68,418 64,407 94.1
2003 10,084 10,002 99.2 9,346 9,127 97.7 46,608 43,780 93.9 2,558 2,466 96.4 68,596 65,375 95.3
2004 10,248 10,098 98.5 10,031 10,031 100.0 45,919 44,739 97.4 2,591 2,586 99.8 68,789 67,454 98.1
2005 11,118 10,846 97.6 10,631 10,499 98.8 45,524 43,479 95.5 2,231 2,225 99.7 69,504 67,049 96.5
2006 11,537 11,315 98.1 10,993 10,891 99.1 45,403 44,385 97.8 2,294 2,289 99.8 70,227 68,880 98.1
2007 13,699 13,471 98.3 11,306 11,207 99.1 46,125 45,023 97.6 2,267 2,267 100.0 73,397 71,968 98.1
2008 14,326 14,104 98.5 2,340 2,340 100.0 46,460 45,616 98.2 11,537 11,452 99.3 74,663 73,512 98.5
2009 14,856 14,613 98.4 12,084 11,974 99.1 44,820 44,162 98.5 3,767 3,767 100.0 75,527 74,516 98.7
2010 15,170 14,930 98.4 12,082 11,974 99.1 44,057 43,481 98.7 4,158 4,158 100.0 75,467 74,543 98.8

KEY: ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992; R = revised.

NOTES

Includes buses of transit agencies receiving federal funding for bus purchases, and buses of agencies not receiving federal funds that voluntarily report data to the Federal Transit Administration.

Large buses have more than 35 seats; medium buses have 25-35 seats; small buses have less than 25 seats; articulated buses are extra-long buses that measure between 54 and 60 feet.

SOURCE

1993-2010: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Summaries and Trends (Washington, Annual Issues), pp. 61-62 and similar tables in earlier editions, available at http://www.ntdprogram.gov/ntdprogram/data.htm as of Dec. 1, 2011.