Figure 1 - Percentage of City-Pairs with Lengthened Schedules by Intercity Passenger Mode and Service Type, February 1995 to February 2002

Figure 1 - Percentage of City-Pairs with Lengthened Schedules by Intercity Passenger Mode and Service Type, February 1995 to February 2002

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  All Markets Direct Service Enroute Transfer
Air (261 city-pairs) 67.80% 67.80%  
Rail (246 city-pairs) 61.80% 61.10% 62.10%
Bus (250 city-pairs) 46.00% 51.90% 39.70%

NOTE: Only air city-pairs with direct service were considered in this analysis. See methodology notes on page 4 for more details.

SOURCES: Amtrak, National, Northeast and Schedule Change Timetables, various issues, (Washington, DC);Russell’s Guides, Official National Motor Coach Guide, January 1985 and January 2002 (Cedar Rapids, Iowa); Greyhound Lines, System Timetable, January 1985 (Dallas, Texas); Official Airline Guide, February 1995 and 2002.