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Palm Tran, Inc.
3201 Electronics Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-4618

561-841-4200
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach. 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


852
924,169


21,630,894
4,149,102
13,384
6,038
8,048


9,098,709
539,004
220
182
95




2,808,153
0
2,808,153



2,991,889
20,403,990
2,986,808
1,228,691
498,914
28,110,292


16,021,836
3,371,214
3,550,654
3,014,415
25,958,119

2,152,173


1,537,250
56,145
5,253,927
6,847,322


4,256,896
2,590,426
6,847,322



1998


852
1,003,684


26,439,141
4,673,047
16,266
7,500
2,617


8,746,422
543,732
219
187
102




3,248,045
97,443
3,345,488



3,567,765
19,070,957
3,422,126
3,174,887
386,531
29,622,266


17,089,676
3,362,032
4,587,111
2,694,448
27,733,267

1,917,952


1,020,556
6,003
4,301,836
5,328,395


0
5,328,395
5,328,395
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
79,515


4,808,247
523,945
2,882
1,462
(5,431)


(352,287)
4,728
(1)
5
7




439,892
97,443
537,335



575,876
(1,333,033)
435,318
1,946,196
(112,383)
1,511,974


1,067,840
(9,182)
1,036,457
(319,967)
1,775,148

(234,221)


(516,694)
(50,142)
(952,091)
(1,518,927)


(4,256,896)
2,737,969
(1,518,927)




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
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

$23,470,506
5,327,490
0
5,327,490
23,841,739
6,917,860
393,497
4,431,208
15,441

.0

151
122
115
7

5.7
1.2
24%


15
19
1




3.39
59.65


0.98
5.30


0.64
11.26

$4,262,761
905
0
905
2,597,402
1,828,562
150,235
241,839
825

.0

68
65
0
65

2.3
.0
5%


23
13
0




2.33
28.37


1.64
17.63


0.13
1.61



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