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Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
265 Melrose Street
Providence, RI 02907

401-784-9500


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Providence 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 Providence. 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


784
750,000


49,117,264
15,635,754
53,989
30,049
7,672


6,606,802
380,660
251
206
99




8,866,817
73,729
8,940,546



8,940,546
0
16,174,605
10,382,004
789,226
36,286,381


25,159,565
2,012,961
1,183,263
6,124,761
34,480,550

2,527,453


0
381,618
3,950,866
4,332,484


1,293,033
3,039,451
4,332,484



1998


784
750,000


47,513,394
14,475,348
52,107
21,488
4,501


9,099,247
545,845
324
265
97




9,461,083
115,469
9,576,552



9,576,552
0
16,727,011
12,367,507
1,098,169
39,769,239


28,094,319
5,405,953
4,631,462
3,438,707
41,570,441

12,028


1,145,902
57,714
8,364,197
9,567,813


321,540
9,246,273
9,567,813
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


(1,603,870)
(1,160,406)
(1,882)
(8,561)
(3,171)


2,492,445
165,185
73
59
(2)




594,266
41,740
636,006



636,006
0
552,406
1,985,503
308,943
3,482,858


2,934,754
3,392,992
3,448,199
(2,686,054)
7,089,891

(2,515,425)


1,145,902
(323,904)
4,413,331
5,235,329


(971,493)
6,206,822
5,235,329




   






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

$36,938,979
3,516,765
0
3,516,765
44,865,010
6,443,205
374,617
13,923,624
49,925

.8

221
174
174
0

9.0
1.8
27%


172
159
0




5.73
98.60


0.82
2.65


2.16
37.17

$4,631,462
321,540
321,540
0
2,648,384
2,656,042
171,228
551,724
2,182

.0

103
91
0
91

2.3
.0
13%


40
16
0




1.74
27.05


1.75
8.39


0.21
3.22



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