Table 4 - Transit: 1999 Data (unless noted)

Table 4 - Transit: 1999 Data (unless noted)

Excel | CSV

Vehicles1 (1998)

    55,661 buses (also included in buses under highway), 17.9 billion passenger-miles

    11,357 heavy and light rail, 13.4 billion passenger-miles

    5,535 commuter rail, 8.7 billion passenger-miles

    97 ferries, 280 million passenger-miles

    20,042 demand responsive, 513 million passenger-miles

    7,654 other vehicles, 654 million passenger-miles

Transit agencies2

    554 federally funded urbanized area agencies

    1,074 federally funded rural agencies

    3,594 federally funded specialized transportation agencies

    753 other agencies

    321,000 employees

1 U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database 1998, available at http://www.fta.dot.gov/ntl/databases/index.html, as of Oct. 23, 2000.
2 American Public Transportation Association, Transit Factbook 1999 (Washington, DC: 1999).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2000 (Washington, DC: 2001).