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Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Council, Metro Transit Division
560 Sixth Avenue, North
Minneapolis, MN 55411-4398

612-349-7510
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis. 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


1,105
2,213,143


265,870,588
62,065,357
206,140
109,673
65,468


22,961,362
1,660,139
894
755
288




53,013,760
5,797
53,019,557



53,019,557
50,894,924
20,241,286
5,645,178
4,548,691
134,349,636


107,261,879
12,998,394
164,352
13,676,549
134,101,174

248,462


5,281,509
2,331
3,958,895
9,242,735


3,350,194
5,892,541
9,242,735



1998


1,105
2,233,497


250,695,430
66,048,771
218,897
116,805
69,898


23,658,284
1,692,391
916
773
293




54,287,150
9,752
54,296,902



54,296,902
62,123,787
29,020,603
2,292,922
3,521,919
151,256,133


121,742,184
16,138,197
165,636
12,787,163
150,833,180

422,953


20,939,402
110,277
41,599,471
62,649,150


36,951,412
25,697,738
62,649,150
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
20,354


(15,175,158)
3,983,414
12,757
7,132
4,430


696,922
32,252
22
18
5




1,273,390
3,955
1,277,345



1,277,345
11,228,863
8,779,317
(3,352,256)
(1,026,772)
16,906,497


14,480,305
3,139,803
1,284
(889,386)
16,732,006

174,491


15,657,893
107,946
37,640,576
53,406,415


33,601,218
19,805,197
53,406,415




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
 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

$150,833,180
62,649,150
36,951,412
25,697,738
250,695,430
23,658,284
1,692,391
66,048,771
218,897

147.1

916
773
769
4

6.2
2.6
18%


515
764
1




6.38
89.12


0.60
2.28


2.79
39.03



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