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Metropolitan Transit Authority of Black Hawk County
1515 Black Hawk Street
Waterloo, IA 50702

319-234-5714


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Waterloo 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 Waterloo. 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


89
100,854


2,314,676
561,160
2,064
670
0


799,274
57,346
43
38
7




407,862
0
407,862



455,569
1,216,447
207,531
408,970
26,496
2,315,013


1,668,563
203,463
85,915
307,483
2,265,424

49,589


13,984
57,708
209,824
281,516


211,596
69,920
281,516



1998


89
100,854


2,804,148
533,675
1,874
1,049
4


772,499
51,914
48
38
12




431,148
12,861
444,009



543,307
920,617
212,827
550,207
25,331
2,252,289


1,664,962
169,935
164,373
232,677
2,231,947

20,342


165,970
0
1,139,586
1,305,556


809,325
496,231
1,305,556
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


489,472
(27,485)
(190)
379
4


(26,775)
(5,432)
5
0
5




23,286
12,861
36,147



87,738
(295,830)
5,296
141,237
(1,165)
(62,724)


(3,601)
(33,528)
78,458
(74,806)
(33,477)

(29,247)


151,986
(57,708)
929,762
1,024,040


597,729
426,311
1,024,040




   






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

$1,330,762
1,305,556
809,325
496,231
2,097,962
421,241
29,392
399,578
1,361

.0

17
12
12
0

5.9
.9
42%


5
8
0




3.16
45.28


0.63
3.33


0.95
13.59

$901,185
0
0
0
706,186
351,258
22,522
134,097
513

.0

31
26
14
12

5.1
.0
19%


7
7
0




2.57
40.01


1.28
6.72


0.38
5.95



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