TABLE 7-7a Share of Transit Buses that are Lift- or Ramp-Equipped by Bus Type: 1993-2002

TABLE 7-7a Share of Transit Buses that are Lift- or Ramp-Equipped by Bus Type: 1993-2002

Percent

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Large buses 50.3 51.9 59.2 63.8 65.2 72.6 76.8 79.9 84.5 92.2
Medium buses 54.0 58.3 66.0 72.8 80.7 86.9 90.1 92.9 93.7 98.4
Small buses 79.4 80.1 84.5 87.8 90.4 91.6 93.4 94.5 95.4 99.2
Articulated buses 38.4 44.6 50.2 57.6 61.4 68.4 81.3 85.5 88.5 97.2

NOTES: Large buses (also referred to as type A) have more than 35 seats, medium buses (type B) have 25-35 seats, and small buses (type C) 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, Annual Reports, available at http://www.ntdprogram.com, as of May 2004.