Table 4-3: Major Urban Transit Agencies in New York: 2000

Table 4-3: Major Urban Transit Agencies in New York: 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
New York City Transit (NYCT) Bus, demand responsive, heavy rail New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 2,499,974 8,206 3,636 1,624 10,398
Long Island Rail Road (MTA-LIRR) Commuter rail New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 105,148 355 703 408 1,096
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) Heavy rail, ferry boat New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 82,265 279 221 50 340
New York City Department of Transportation Bus New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 78,729 271 154 0 725
Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company (MTA-MNCR) Bus, commuter rail New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 71,981 250 563 156 927
Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority (MTA Long Island Bus) Bus, demand responsive New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 30,109 102 76 30 387
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority - Transit Metro System, Inc. (NFT Metro) Bus, demand responsive, light rail Buffalo-Niagara Falls 28,964 101 69 16 388
Queens Surface Corporation (QSC) Bus New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 25,747 87 75 0 337
Liberty Lines Transit, Inc. (LLT) Bus New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 23,928 81 63 0 344
New York City Department of Transportation Ferry boat New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 19,000 61 342 38 7
Rochester - Genesee Regional Transportation Authority Bus, demand responsive Rochester 13,239 45 35 13 284
Capital District Transportation Authority Bus, demand responsive Albany-Schenectady-Troy 11,470 39 34 35 292
CNY Centro, Inc. Bus, demand responsive Syracuse 8,610 30 21 13 170
Suffolk County Transit Bus, demand responsive New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 4,498 15 27 11 216
Staten Island Rapid Transit Operating Authority Heavy Rail New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 4,126 15 25 <1 64
New York Bus Tours, Inc. Bus New York, NY-Northeastern NJ 3,944 13 23 0 137
Broome County Department of Public Transportation Bus, demand responsive Binghamton 3,844 14 6 6 65

NOTE: Major urban transit agencies defined as agencies providing 3 million unlinked trips or more annually.

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.