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Springfield Mass Transit District
928 South Ninth Street
Springfield, IL 62703-2497

217-522-6087


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Springfield 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 Springfield. 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


65
126,595


4,006,291
1,480,907
5,325
2,267
0


1,317,480
112,836
61
45
29




720,465
0
720,465



720,465
1,010,889
2,328,746
580,000
261,985
4,902,085


3,657,525
737,872
0
485,746
4,881,143

20,942


142,273
428,952
2,075,542
2,646,767


2,131,774
514,993
2,646,767



1998


65
126,595


4,368,002
1,568,891
5,615
2,634
0


1,275,040
101,988
61
45
29




720,036
0
720,036



720,036
921,773
2,468,026
580,828
296,764
4,987,427


3,632,624
719,129
0
612,663
4,964,416

23,011


770
86,737
346,948
434,455


23,869
410,586
434,455
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


361,711
87,984
290
367
0


(42,440)
(10,848)
0
0
0




(429)
0
(429)



(429)
(89,116)
139,280
828
34,779
85,342


(24,901)
(18,743)
0
126,917
83,273

2,069


(141,503)
(342,215)
(1,728,594)
(2,212,312)


(2,107,905)
(104,407)
(2,212,312)




   






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

$4,486,232
434,455
23,869
410,586
4,093,678
1,000,003
81,941
1,513,303
5,409

.0

49
37
37
0

10.0
1.3
32%


24
23
0




4.49
54.75


1.10
2.96


1.51
18.47

$478,184
0
0
0
274,324
275,037
20,047
55,588
206

.0

12
8
8
0

3.8
.0
50%


3
2
0




1.74
23.85


1.74
8.60


0.20
2.77



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