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Public Transportation Contact Info

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
2808 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01107

413-732-6249


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


302
551,543


8,100,570
2,826,894
10,138
5,069
1,724


3,015,853
159,415
130
111
20




0
3,987,617
3,987,617



3,987,617
5,633,392
10,443,491
1,041,526
333,387
21,439,413


0
0
5,677,947
0
5,677,947

2,336,203


0
526,410
2,075,842
2,602,252


1,885,515
716,737
2,602,252



1998


302
551,543


8,453,655
2,904,193
18,270
5,190
1,929


2,329,398
182,775
133
130
18




0
4,583,565
4,583,565



4,583,565
8,578,345
10,693,292
607,115
222,304
24,684,621


0
0
6,010,039
0
6,010,039

5,127,677


0
975,195
3,585,546
4,560,741


3,794,287
766,454
4,560,741
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


353,085
77,299
8,132
121
205


(686,455)
23,360
3
19
(2)




0
595,948
595,948



595,948
2,944,953
249,801
(434,411)
(111,083)
3,245,208


0
0
332,092
0
332,092

2,791,474


0
448,785
1,509,704
1,958,489


1,908,772
49,717
1,958,489




   






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

$2,418,514
3,812,333
3,049,592
762,741
6,417,479
868,861
54,779
2,558,586
17,130

.0

42
41
0
41

10.0
1.7
2%


7
3
0




2.78
44.15


0.38
0.95


2.94
46.71

$3,591,525
748,408
744,695
3,713
2,036,176
1,460,537
127,996
345,607
1,140

.0

91
89
0
89

3.7
.0
2%


26
17
0




2.46
28.06


1.76
10.39


0.24
2.70



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