TABLE 7-7b Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses by Type: 1993-2002

TABLE 7-7b Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses by Type: 1993-2002

Number

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Large buses 23,338 24,398 27,420 29,073 29,684 33,512 36,029 37,581 40,501 44,035
Medium buses 1,911 2,153 2,561 3,081 4,143 5,150 5,959 6,926 7,337 8,550
Small buses 3,146 3,795 4,539 5,269 6,194 6,545 7,722 8,366 9,176 9,743
Articulated buses 693 719 861 893 911 1,071 1,503 1,712 1,771 2,079

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.