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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-922-7400
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Los Angeles that have easy access to public transportation. Easy access is defined as no more than a one-half mile walk from a bus route. Bus stop information is ignored. In cases of overlapping transit authorities, the transit system in review is shown in light purple and all other transit systems are shown in yellow. Source: Federal Transit Administration and Synergos Technologies, Inc.


Selected Public Transportation Stats

The following tables and charts give a financial and operations overview of the public transportation network in Los Angeles. Source: Federal Transit Administration - National Transit Database (1996-1998) and Synergos Technologies, Inc.

System Wide Information





General Information

Service Area Statistics
 Square Miles
 Population

Service Consumption
 Annual Passenger Miles
 Annual Unlinked Trips
 Average Weekday Unlinked Trips
 Average Saturday Unlinked Trips
 Average Sunday Unlinked Trips

Service Supplied
 Annual Vehicle Revenue Miles
 Annual Vehicle Revenue Hours
 Veh. Available for Max. Service
 Veh. Operated in Max. Service
 Base Period Requirement

Financial Information

Fare Revenues Earned
 Directly Operated
 Purchased Transportation
   Total Fare Revenues Earned

Sources of 
Operating Funds Expended
 Passenger Fares
 Local Funds
 State Funds
 Federal Assistance
 Other Funds
   Total Operating Funds Expended

Summary of Operating Expenses
 Salaries, Wages and Benefits
 Materials and Supplies
 Purchased Transportation *
 Other Operating Expenses
   Total Operating Expenses

 Reconciling Cash Expenditures

Sources of Capital Funds
 Local Funds
 State Funds
 Federal Assistance
   Total Sources

Uses of Capital Funds
 Rolling Stock
 Facilites and Other
   Total Uses



1997


4,070
9,087,715


1,490,594,898
386,485,820
1,212,825
854,513
577,159


86,793,993
6,761,869
2,775
1,951
1,202




214,384,558
0
214,384,558



214,384,558
422,633,719
22,098,496
51,872,873
15,790,673
726,780,319


519,708,991
63,733,090
23,597,327
124,930,061
731,969,469

6,174,617


45,316,929
940,546
87,463,295
133,720,770


59,002,467
74,718,303
133,720,770



1998


4,070
9,100,000


1,530,189,879
404,891,131
1,273,662
861,612
607,523


86,414,090
6,859,227
2,566
2,086
1,247




217,861,675
5,412,671
223,274,346



223,274,346
426,954,472
11,305,875
43,332,443
15,378,876
720,246,012


528,129,680
58,560,369
27,704,834
109,546,401
723,941,284

2,750,453


39,871,531
0
109,561,565
149,433,096


96,261,170
53,171,926
149,433,096
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
12,285


39,594,981
18,405,311
60,837
7,099
30,364


(379,903)
97,358
(209)
135
45




3,477,117
5,412,671
8,889,788



8,889,788
4,320,753
(10,792,621)
(8,540,430)
(411,797)
(6,534,307)


8,420,689
(5,172,721)
4,107,507
(15,383,660)
(8,028,185)

(3,424,164)


(5,445,398)
(940,546)
22,098,270
15,712,326


37,258,703
(21,546,377)
15,712,326




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
Light
Rail
Heavy
Rail
Demand
Response
 Operating Expense
 Capital Funding
   Rolling Stock
   Facilites and Other
 Annual Passenger Miles
 Annual Vehicle Revenue Miles
 Annual Vehicle Revenue Hours
 Annual Unlinked Trips
 Average Weekday Unlinked Trips

 Fixed Guideway Directional Route Miles

 Vehicles Available for Maximum Service
 Vehicles Operated in Maximum Service
   Directly Operated
   Purchased Transportation

 Average Fleet Age in Years
 Peak to Base Ratio
 Percent Spares

 Safety
   Incidents
   Injuries
   Fatalities

Performance Measures

Service Efficiency
 Operating Expense per Vehicle Revenue Mile
 Operating Expense per Vehicle Revenue Hour

Cost Effectiveness
 Operating Expense per Passenger Mile
 Operating Expense per Unlinked Passenger Trip

Service Effectiveness
 Unlinked Passenger Trips per Vehicle Revenue Mile
 Unlinked Passenger Trips per Vehicle Revenue Hour

$633,400,293
144,709,701
96,178,861
48,530,840
1,332,163,870
78,071,225
6,429,164
367,913,375
1,156,337

47.1

2,301
1,898
1,717
181

10.3
1.5
21%


2,672
2,904
12




8.11
98.52


0.48
1.72


4.71
57.23

$51,439,922
1,170,599
82,309
1,088,290
170,541,905
4,532,112
192,171
23,883,883
74,291

82.4

69
51
51
0

9.0
1.5
35%


70
76
10




11.35
267.68


0.30
2.15


5.27
124.28

$32,165,634
3,552,796
0
3,552,796
24,118,092
1,646,461
78,928
12,269,205
40,345

10.0

30
24
24
0

7.0
1.2
25%


25
25
0




19.54
407.53


1.33
2.62


7.45
155.45

$6,935,435
0
0
0
3,366,012
2,164,292
158,964
824,668
2,689

.0

166
113
0
113

5.5
.0
47%


7
2
0




3.20
43.63


2.06
8.41


0.38
5.19



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