TABLE 3-5-1 - Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1995-2007

TABLE 3-5-1 - Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1995-2007

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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
2006 21.6 18.6 15.3 7.4 3.1 21.7
2007 21.6 18.9 16.1 6.2 3.1 20.3

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

SOURCE: Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-28a, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics as of July 2008.