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Decatur Public Transit System
555 E. Wood Street
Decatur, IL 62523-1325

217-424-2801
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Decatur 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 Decatur. 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


50
96,039


3,781,398
1,378,575
4,825
2,850
0


837,871
57,723
31
24
12




287,571
32,037
319,608



287,571
279,576
949,470
475,151
28,381
2,020,149


1,374,284
242,138
196,610
283,772
2,096,804

(76,655)


0
5,231
20,925
26,156


0
26,156
26,156



1998


50
96,039


3,382,898
1,238,270
4,338
2,540
0


847,538
55,465
34
25
12




277,096
26,640
303,736



277,096
366,454
1,067,801
450,000
17,835
2,179,186


1,427,846
267,937
146,548
416,594
2,258,925

(79,739)


0
135,309
541,236
676,545


11,000
665,545
676,545
Change
Over
Prior Yr



(0)
0


(398,500)
(140,305)
(487)
(310)
0


9,667
(2,258)
3
1
0




(10,475)
(5,397)
(15,872)



(10,475)
86,878
118,331
(25,151)
(10,546)
159,037


53,562
25,799
(50,062)
132,822
162,121

(3,084)


0
130,078
520,311
650,389


11,000
639,389
650,389




   






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

$2,112,377
676,545
11,000
665,545
3,252,610
743,122
49,075
1,207,449
4,231

.0

26
19
19
0

9.9
1.6
37%


2
0
0




2.84
43.04


0.65
1.75


1.62
24.60

$146,548
0
0
0
130,288
104,416
6,390
30,821
107

.0

8
6
0
6

6.7
.0
33%


0
0
0




1.40
22.93


1.12
4.75


0.30
4.82



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