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Public Transportation Contact Info

City of Detroit Department of Transportation
1301 East Warren
Detroit, MI 48207

313-833-7670
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Detroit 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 Detroit. 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


144
1,065,567


197,049,994
54,628,537
179,610
125,201
38,190


18,016,977
1,541,727
626
404
276




27,244,674
71,250
27,315,924



27,380,981
50,487,139
46,251,089
6,476,576
975,115
131,570,900


92,012,396
15,212,115
1,012,421
23,081,470
131,318,402

252,498


547,234
9,088,044
35,456,866
45,092,144


42,459,018
2,633,126
45,092,144



1998


144
1,065,567


205,238,285
55,353,407
183,147
110,324
47,911


20,881,023
1,790,704
620
471
322




30,270,061
141,732
30,411,793



30,648,931
48,746,292
60,147,990
438,806
1,196,259
141,178,278


97,862,855
14,212,911
3,894,313
24,827,478
140,797,557

380,721


420,688
866,111
3,141,816
4,428,615


1,621,448
2,807,167
4,428,615
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


8,188,291
724,870
3,537
(14,877)
9,721


2,864,046
248,977
(6)
67
46




3,025,387
70,482
3,095,869



3,267,950
(1,740,847)
13,896,901
(6,037,770)
221,144
9,607,378


5,850,459
(999,204)
2,881,892
1,746,008
9,479,155

128,223


(126,546)
(8,221,933)
(32,315,050)
(40,663,529)


(40,837,570)
174,041
(40,663,529)




   






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

$136,903,244
4,428,615
1,621,448
2,807,167
202,976,990
20,386,352
1,724,874
55,234,319
182,723

.0

586
442
442
0

6.9
1.4
33%


656
285
1




6.72
79.37


0.67
2.48


2.71
32.02

$3,894,313
0
0
0
2,261,295
494,671
65,830
119,088
424

.0

34
29
0
29

1.0
.0
17%


69
28
0




7.87
59.16


1.72
32.70


0.24
1.81



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