TABLE 2-11 Average Age of Selected Transit Vehicles: 1993-2003

TABLE 2-11 Average Age of Selected Transit Vehicles: 1993-2003

Years

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Heavy-rail passenger cars 17.8 15.8 19.3 20.2 21.1 22.0 22.5 22.9 21.7 20.0 19.0
Commuter-rail passenger coaches 18.6 20.1 21.4 24.1 21.6 19.4 17.5 16.9 18.1 20.1 20.5
Light-rail vehicles 14.9 16.7 16.8 16.0 15.9 15.7 15.7 16.1 16.4 16.3 15.6
Full-size transit buses 8.5 8.7 8.6 8.7 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.1 7.8 7.5 7.3
Vans 3.1 3.9 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.3 4.9 3.4
Ferryboats 24.7 23.5 23.4 25.3 25.4 25.8 25.1 25.6 24.7 26.8 27.1

NOTES: Full-size transit buses have more than 35 seats. Data are for directly operated service vehicles only.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2005, table 1-28, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of June 2005.