|Total number of buses1||55,726||57,023||57,322||57,369||58,975||60,830||63,618||65,324||67,379|
|Lift or ramp-equipped buses (number)||29,088||31,065||35,381||38,316||40,932||46,278||51,213||54,585||58,785|
|Lift or ramp-equipped buses (percent)||52||54||62||67||69||76||81||84||87|
1Includes buses of transit agencies receiving federal funding for bus purchases, as well as buses of agencies not receiving federal funds that voluntarily report data to the Federal Transit Administration.
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.