TABLE 91 Average Age of Selected Urban Transit Vehicles: 1990-2000

TABLE 91 Average Age of Selected Urban Transit Vehicles: 1990-2000

(Years)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Heavy-rail passenger cars 16.2 16.9 17.7 17.8 15.8 19.3 20.2 21.1 22.0 22.5 22.9
Commuter rail passenger coaches 17.6 17.3 19.3 18.6 20.1 21.4 24.1 21.6 19.4 17.5 16.9
Light rail vehicles (streetcars) 15.2 16.6 17.0 14.9 16.7 16.8 16.0 15.9 15.7 15.7 16.1
Full-size transit buses 8.2 8.0 8.3 8.5 9.9 8.7 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.1
Vans 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.9 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.1
Ferryboats 21.7 19.6 22.7 24.7 23.5 23.4 25.3 25.4 25.8 25.1 25.6

NOTE: Full-size transit buses have more than 35 seats.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-28.