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Public Transportation Contact Info

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East Fifth Street
Austin, TX 78702

512-389-7400
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Austin 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 Austin. 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


572
604,621


107,664,973
32,499,232
110,732
51,815
34,093


15,236,398
1,056,222
424
344
168




3,014,657
0
3,014,657



7,359,138
62,212,205
0
1,382,557
5,180,379
76,134,279


41,830,772
7,462,795
12,501,943
7,470,544
69,266,054

5,408,907


5,769,799
0
5,080,462
10,850,261


7,526,074
3,324,187
10,850,261



1998


572
604,621


100,550,115
29,999,475
107,946
35,646
24,139


15,122,643
1,108,888
441
376
236




3,182,802
387,303
3,570,105



8,031,029
64,854,319
0
19,788
5,610,751
78,515,887


41,843,372
6,039,645
12,465,440
6,610,839
66,959,296

10,235,514


16,554,063
0
24,944,805
41,498,868


36,292,289
5,206,579
41,498,868
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


(7,114,858)
(2,499,757)
(2,786)
(16,169)
(9,954)


(113,755)
52,666
17
32
68




168,145
387,303
555,448



671,891
2,642,114
0
(1,362,769)
430,372
2,381,608


12,600
(1,423,150)
(36,503)
(859,705)
(2,306,758)

4,826,607


10,784,264
0
19,864,343
30,648,607


28,766,215
1,882,392
30,648,607




   






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

$52,001,743
30,920,807
27,041,385
3,879,422
97,190,328
11,927,094
899,465
29,514,261
106,270

.0

326
283
189
94

6.2
1.1
15%


238
259
0




4.36
57.81


0.54
1.76


2.47
32.81

$14,957,553
10,578,061
9,250,904
1,327,157
3,359,787
3,195,549
209,423
485,214
1,676

.0

115
93
63
30

2.8
.0
24%


47
43
1




4.68
71.42


4.45
30.83


0.15
2.32



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