TABLE 7-6 Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses: 1993-2002

TABLE 7-6 Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses: 1993-2002

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Total number of buses 55,726 57,023 57,322 57,369 58,975 60,830 63,618 65,324 67,379 68,418
Lift- or ramp-equipped buses (number) 29,088 31,065 35,381 38,316 40,932 46,278 51,213 54,585 58,785 64,407
Lift- or ramp-equipped buses (percent) 52.2 54.5 61.7 66.8 69.4 76.1 80.5 83.6 87.2 94.1

NOTE: Total includes 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, Annual Reports, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com, as of May 2004.