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Public Transportation Contact Info

Charlotte Department of Transportation
600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202-2858

704-336-3886
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Charlotte 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 Charlotte. 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


292
519,000


45,817,232
11,674,253
40,061
17,079
10,933


6,144,364
430,499
250
192
69




6,102,585
6,431
6,109,016



6,102,586
12,577,486
2,144,195
894,243
1,169,903
22,888,413


15,352,424
3,210,645
427,626
3,880,262
22,870,957

17,456


1,393,953
262,554
9,089,205
10,745,712


1,091,922
9,653,790
10,745,712



1998


292
532,000


56,408,535
11,894,782
41,321
15,379
10,987


6,734,096
470,804
258
217
72




6,901,418
14,701
6,916,119



6,916,119
13,008,913
2,177,798
82,880
2,866,431
25,052,141


16,430,588
3,359,725
624,871
4,634,200
25,049,384

2,757


4,560,500
609,152
4,865,895
10,035,547


5,356,704
4,678,843
10,035,547
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
13,000


10,591,303
220,529
1,260
(1,700)
54


589,732
40,305
8
25
3




798,833
8,270
807,103



813,533
431,427
33,603
(811,363)
1,696,528
2,163,728


1,078,164
149,080
197,245
753,938
2,178,427

(14,699)


3,166,547
346,598
(4,223,310)
(710,165)


4,264,782
(4,974,947)
(710,165)




   






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

$22,664,766
9,380,034
4,945,444
4,434,590
51,363,960
5,205,666
392,689
11,630,697
40,284

.0

166
142
135
7

9.2
2.0
17%


149
338
0




4.35
57.72


0.44
1.95


2.23
29.62

$2,152,826
273,777
35,742
238,035
1,194,073
1,018,111
66,523
135,061
525

.0

49
37
35
2

3.4
.0
32%


15
10
0




2.11
32.36


1.80
15.94


0.13
2.03



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