TABLE A-15 Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1995-2005

TABLE A-15 Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1995-2005

Years

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  Heavy-rail passenger cars Commuter-rail passenger coaches Light-rail vehicles Full-size transit buses Vans Ferryboats
1995 19.3 21.4 16.8 8.6 3.1 23.4
1996 20.2 24.1 16.0 8.7 3.1 25.3
1997 21.1 21.6 15.9 8.5 3.0 25.4
1998 22.0 19.4 15.7 8.5 2.9 25.8
1999 22.5 17.5 15.7 8.4 3.1 25.1
2000 22.9 16.9 16.1 8.1 3.1 25.6
2001 21.7 18.1 16.4 7.8 3.3 24.7
2002 20.0 20.1 16.3 7.5 4.9 26.8
2003 19.0 20.5 15.6 7.3 3.4 27.1
2004 19.8 17.9 15.5 7.2 3.4 25.6
2005 20.8 18.6 14.5 7.6 3.4 25.6

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

SOURCE: All data except full-size transit buses-U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database 2005 (Washington, DC: 2006). Full-size transit buses-U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Summaries and Trends 2005 (Washington, DC: 2007).