TABLE 1-3-7 - Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1998-2008

TABLE 1-3-7 - Average Age of Urban Transit Vehicles: 1998-2008

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  Heavy-rail passenger cars Commuter-rail passenger coaches Light-rail vehicles Full-size transit buses Vans Ferryboats
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
2008 20.7 18.7 16.4 7.7 3.3 20.1

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

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, Data Tables, 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 April 2010.