TABLE 7-5a/7-6a Average Transit Fare per Passenger-Mile by Service Type: 1993-2003

TABLE 7-5a/7-6a Average Transit Fare per Passenger-Mile by Service Type: 1993-2003

Cents (in chained 2000 dollars)

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Bus 18 19 19 19 18 20 20 21 19 18 18
Commuter rail 16 15 14 14 15 14 15 15 15 14 14
Demand response 19 33 27 24 22 19 20 20 21 22 23
Heavy rail 21 21 21 20 19 19 18 18 17 17 17
Light rail 17 18 16 15 13 13 14 13 14 15 14
Trolley bus 32 33 32 30 30 30 32 31 31 30 27
Other 17 20 19 13 14 11 12 13 14 14 14
Total 18 19 19 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 17

NOTES: Data for 2003 are preliminary. Fares include subsidies. For definitions of service types, see Glossary. Other includes aerial tramway, automated guideway transit, cable car, inclined plane, and monorail. To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics converted current dollars (see table 7-5b/7-6b) to chained 2000 dollars.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on data in table 7-5b/7-6b.