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Worcester Regional Transit Authority
287 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605

508-791-2389


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Worcester 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 Worcester. 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


136
282,698


13,967,681
5,091,822
18,079
8,630
1,477


3,343,704
266,043
209
142
43




2,612,516
222,042
2,834,558



2,834,558
2,275,666
5,542,780
1,675,588
400,590
12,729,182


8,113,588
927,786
1,896,423
1,791,385
12,729,182

0


551,545
551,545
4,412,361
5,515,451


3,073,621
2,441,830
5,515,451



1998


136
282,698


13,909,728
5,074,127
18,007
8,638
1,500


3,466,477
275,579
198
154
44




2,712,445
203,964
2,916,409



2,916,409
2,457,809
4,156,391
2,955,586
436,174
12,922,369


8,132,040
914,431
2,032,394
1,843,504
12,922,369

0


1,929,908
2,019,618
9,784,498
13,734,024


1,598,641
12,135,383
13,734,024
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


(57,953)
(17,695)
(72)
8
23


122,773
9,536
(11)
12
1




99,929
(18,078)
81,851



81,851
182,143
(1,386,389)
1,279,998
35,584
193,187


18,452
(13,355)
135,971
52,119
193,187

0


1,378,363
1,468,073
5,372,137
8,218,573


(1,474,980)
9,693,553
8,218,573




   






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

$9,546,777
13,019,067
964,599
12,054,468
12,311,527
2,010,912
164,638
4,793,446
16,908

.0

52
44
44
0

4.4
1.0
18%


28
26
0




4.75
57.99


0.78
1.99


2.38
29.12

$3,375,592
714,957
634,042
80,915
1,598,201
1,455,565
110,941
280,681
1,099

.0

146
110
21
89

3.4
.0
33%


12
5
0




2.32
30.43


2.11
12.03


0.19
2.53



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