TABLE 45/46 Transit Ridership by Selected Type of Service: 1991-2001

TABLE 45/46 Transit Ridership by Selected Type of Service: 1991-2001

(Millions of unlinked trips)

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Bus 4,826 4,749 4,639 4,629 4,579 4,506 4,602 4,754 4,992 5,040 5,215
Commuter rail 324 314 321 339 344 352 357 381 396 413 418
Heavy rail 2,167 2,207 2,046 2,169 2,034 2,157 2,430 2,393 2,521 2,632 2,728
Light rail 184 188 188 282 249 259 259 273 289 316 334
Total 7,738 7,696 7,433 7,702 7,504 7,565 7,954 8,115 8,523 8,720 9,008

NOTE: Total includes other modes not shown, such as ferryboats, demand responsive, inclined planes, and trolley buses.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, "National Transit Summaries and Trends," 2002 draft, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com, as of February 2003.