TABLE 7-5b/7-6b Average Transit Fare per Passenger-Mile: 1993-2003

TABLE 7-5b/7-6b Average Transit Fare per Passenger-Mile: 1993-2003

Cents (in current dollars)

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Bus 15 17 17 18 18 20 20 21 20 19 19
Commuter rail 14 14 13 14 15 14 15 15 15 15 15
Demand response 17 30 24 24 23 19 20 20 21 23 23
Heavy rail 19 19 19 20 19 19 18 18 18 18 18
Light rail 15 16 15 15 13 13 14 13 14 16 16
Trolley bus 28 29 29 30 30 30 32 31 32 32 32
Other 15 18 17 13 14 11 12 13 14 15 15
Total 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18

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.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on American Public Transportation Association, Public Transportation Fact Book 2005 (Washington, DC: 2005), tables 11 and 71.