Table 1-8: Characteristics of Directly Operated Motor Bus Transit in New York: 2000

Table 1-8: Characteristics of Directly Operated Motor Bus Transit in New York: 2000

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Transit agency Directional route-miles
Exclusive right-of-way Controlled right-of-way Mixed right-of-way
Broome County Department of Public Transportation Works 0.0 0.0 245.9
CNY Centro, Inc. 0.0 0.0 387.3
Capital District Transportation Authority 0.0 0.0 1,054.0
Centro of Cayuga 0.0 0.0 540.3
Centro of Oswego, Inc. 0.0 0.0 403.0
City of Long Beach Transportation Department 0.0 0.0 34.0
Clarkstown MiniTrans 0.0 0.0 93.0
Dutchess County (LOOP) Bus System 0.0 0.0 771.7
Glens Falls Transit 0.0 0.0 93.8
Huntington Area Rapid Transit 0.0 0.0 255.0
Liberty Lines Express 0.0 8.2 113.2
Liberty Lines Transit 0.0 4.2 928.1
Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Long Island Bus 0.0 0.0 974.7
New York Bus Service 0.0 0.0 59.5
MTA - New York City Transit 0.0 3.5 98.0
New York City Transit 1.3 42.4 1,818.3
New York-GTJC 0.3 13.8 663.9
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority 0.0 0.0 1,242.2
Queens Surface Corp. 0.0 5.5 683.5
Rochester - Genesee Regional Transportation Authority 0.0 0.0 1,041.1
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit 0.0 0.0 142.6
Utica Transit Authority 0.0 0.0 201.9
Total 1.6 77.6 11,845.0

KEY: CNY = Central New York; MTA = Metropolitan Transportation Authority; GTJC = Green Bus Lines, Triboro Coach, Jamaica Bus, and Command Bus.

NOTES: Directional route-miles is the mileage in each direction over which public transportation vehicles travel while in revenue service. Directional route-miles are a measure of the facility or roadway, not the service carried on the facility such as the number of routes or vehicle-miles. Directional route-miles are computed with regard to direction of service, but without regard to the number of traffic lanes or rail tracks existing in the right-of-way. Exclusive right-of-way refers to lanes reserved at all times for transit use and other high occupancy vehicles (HOVs). Controlled right-of-way refers to lanes restricted for at least a portion of the day for use by transit vehicles and other HOVs. Mixed right-of-way refers to lanes used for general automobile traffic.

Directly operated transit is service provided by a public transit agency using its own employees to operate transit vehicles. Transit service purchased under contract by a public transit agency is not considered directly operated transit.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, Data Tables, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com/ as of Feb. 19, 2002.