TABLE 49a Share of Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Buses by Bus Type: 1993-2001

TABLE 49a Share of Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Buses by Bus Type: 1993-2001

(Percent)

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Large buses 79.4 80.1 84.5 87.8 90.4 91.6 93.4 94.5 95.4
Medium buses 54.0 58.3 66.0 72.8 80.7 86.9 90.1 92.9 93.7
Small buses 50.3 51.9 59.2 63.8 65.2 72.6 76.8 79.9 84.5
Articulated buses 38.4 44.6 50.2 57.6 61.4 68.4 81.3 85.5 88.5

NOTES: Large buses have more than 35 seats, medium buses have 25-35 seats, and small buses have less than 25 seats. Articulated buses are extra-long buses that measure between 54 and 60 feet.

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.