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VIA Metropolitan Transit
800 West Myrtle
P.O. Box 12489
San Antonio, TX 78212

210-362-2050
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of San Antonio 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 San Antonio. 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


1,237
1,260,287


164,122,446
38,935,530
128,954
78,874
37,234


26,181,122
1,682,371
921
638
207




17,377,700
0
17,377,700



8,451,718
55,847,303
0
4,741,408
7,033,452
76,073,881


54,657,894
9,999,065
4,607,085
6,392,243
75,656,287

417,594


1,399,918
0
5,599,673
6,999,591


0
6,999,591
6,999,591



1998


1,234
1,363,247


176,754,150
42,004,121
135,148
86,297
55,492


27,829,712
1,762,919
809
626
224




17,087,283
423,963
17,511,246



10,975,368
59,282,584
0
2,696,557
8,293,463
81,247,972


58,576,286
9,993,514
5,303,833
7,085,219
80,958,852

289,120


1,026,938
0
4,107,751
5,134,689


0
5,134,689
5,134,689
Change
Over
Prior Yr



(3)
102,960


12,631,704
3,068,591
6,194
7,423
18,258


1,648,590
80,548
(112)
(12)
17




(290,417)
423,963
133,546



2,523,650
3,435,281
0
(2,044,851)
1,260,011
5,174,091


3,918,392
(5,551)
696,748
692,976
5,302,565

(128,474)


(372,980)
0
(1,491,922)
(1,864,902)


0
(1,864,902)
(1,864,902)




   






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

$63,676,786
5,112,820
0
5,112,820
165,088,716
19,044,903
1,334,877
41,059,704
131,751

.0

498
420
420
0

14.9
1.9
19%


68
102
1




3.34
47.70


0.39
1.55


2.16
30.76

$17,282,066
21,869
0
21,869
11,665,434
8,784,809
428,042
944,417
3,397

.0

311
206
90
116

4.3
.0
51%


40
34
0




1.97
40.37


1.48
18.30


0.11
2.21



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