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Public Transportation Contact Info

Mass Transit Administration, Maryland Dept. of Transportation
William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-1614

410-767-3943
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Baltimore 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 Baltimore. 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


1,795
2,077,667


530,894,251
103,482,184
358,688
162,472
61,688


34,346,466
2,398,820
1,326
1,049
311




72,796,018
0
72,796,018



72,796,018
0
146,623,470
4,126,016
26,620,374
250,165,878


148,534,844
20,870,019
58,296,067
21,204,593
248,905,523

1,260,355


0
9,011,676
93,368,254
102,379,930


17,675,524
84,704,406
102,379,930



1998


1,795
2,077,667


547,173,896
106,487,481
362,020
200,157
65,072


35,288,270
2,446,580
1,268
1,071
335




72,013,388
21,716,495
93,729,883



93,729,883
0
163,799,764
434,652
2,491,950
260,456,249


157,750,339
20,689,527
57,801,958
23,030,133
259,271,957

1,184,292


0
37,032,404
90,965,556
127,997,960


71,623,156
56,374,804
127,997,960
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


16,279,645
3,005,297
3,332
37,685
3,384


941,804
47,760
(58)
22
24




(782,630)
21,716,495
20,933,865



20,933,865
0
17,176,294
(3,691,364)
(24,128,424)
10,290,371


9,215,495
(180,492)
(494,109)
1,825,540
10,366,434

(76,063)


0
28,020,728
(2,402,698)
25,618,030


53,947,632
(28,329,602)
25,618,030




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
Light
Rail
Commuter
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

$150,173,778
33,116,145
23,965,539
9,150,606
285,875,335
20,094,547
1,732,903
81,327,989
273,250

17.0

903
778
684
94

9.1
3.0
16%


1,222
3,277
2




7.47
86.66


0.53
1.85


4.05
46.93

$23,001,451
47,748,138
32,418,571
15,329,567
48,009,533
2,404,038
144,413
7,046,126
22,759

57.6

35
33
33
0

6.0
1.1
6%


73
140
0




9.57
159.28


0.48
3.26


2.93
48.79

$42,357,387
47,133,677
15,239,046
31,894,631
142,579,546
4,572,721
112,685
4,738,220
18,581

373.4

132
113
0
113

26.1
3.0
17%


14
15
0




9.26
375.89


0.30
8.94


1.04
42.05

$33,812,888
0
0
0
67,220,319
4,229,474
168,989
12,833,591
45,599

29.4

100
54
54
0

13.4
1.9
85%


61
62
1




7.99
200.09


0.50
2.63


3.03
75.94

$9,926,453
0
0
0
3,489,163
3,987,490
287,590
541,555
1,831

.0

98
93
15
78

3.0
.0
5%


16
28
1




2.49
34.52


2.84
18.33


0.14
1.88



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