Table 4-3: Urban Transit Agencies in Massachusetts: 2000

Table 4-3: Urban Transit Agencies in Massachusetts: 2000

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Transit agencies Modes provided Urbanized area Annual unlinked passenger trips (thousands) Average weekday unlinked trips (thousands) Operating funds expended ($ millions) Capital funds expended ($ millions) Vehicles available for maximum service
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Bus, demand responsive, light rail, commuter rail, ferryboat, trolley bus Boston 354,860 1,188 899 300 2,769
Transit Express Bus Springfield 9,487 33 15 0 148
Worcester RTA Bus, demand responsive Worcester 4,832 17 13 8 232
Brockton Area Transit (BAT) Bus, demand responsive Brockton 3,577 13 11 <1 88
Pioneer Valley Transportation Authority Bus, demand responsive Springfield 2,678 9 26 7 140
Southeastern RTA Bus, demand responsive New Bedford 2,604 9 10 2 103
Lowell RTA Bus, demand responsive Lowell 1,812 7 6 3 69
Merrimack Valley RTA Bus, demand responsive Haverhill 1,744 6 8 7 82
Montachusett RTA Bus, demand responsive Fitchburg 1,526 6 7 1 159
Greater Attleboro-Taunton RTA Bus, demand responsive Attleboro 1,149 4 7 1 95
Cape Cod RTA Bus, demand responsive Dennis 930 3 4 1 98
Berkshire RTA Bus, demand responsive Pittsfield 547 2 4 <1 90
Cape Ann Transportation Authority Bus, demand responsive Gloucester 381 1 2 2 34

KEY: RTA = regional transit authority.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com/NTD/Profiles.nsf/ProfileInformation?OpenForm&2000&All as of Dec. 6, 2001.