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Public Transportation Contact Info

City of Billings, METropolitan Transit
1705 Monad Road
P.O. Box 1178
Billings, MT 59103-1178

406-657-8493


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Billings 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 Billings. 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


32
81,151


2,664,606
722,506
2,743
443
0


815,684
53,604
33
29
17




221,712
0
221,712



221,712
1,124,345
109,673
332,854
286,527
2,075,111


1,397,299
234,550
175,670
267,592
2,075,111

0


72,299
0
289,196
361,495


252,457
109,038
361,495



1998


32
81,151


2,642,885
754,641
2,864
466
0


806,531
54,644
35
29
10




437,151
0
437,151



226,500
1,387,741
135,668
332,854
296,591
2,379,354


1,838,303
265,925
0
275,126
2,379,354

0


98,009
0
392,036
490,045


291,580
198,465
490,045
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


(21,721)
32,135
121
23
0


(9,153)
1,040
2
0
(7)




215,439
0
215,439



4,788
263,396
25,995
0
10,064
304,243


441,004
31,375
(175,670)
7,534
304,243

0


25,710
0
102,840
128,550


39,123
89,427
128,550




   






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

$1,833,140
490,045
291,580
198,465
2,232,862
629,399
39,562
692,427
2,623

.0

22
20
20
0

7.8
2.0
10%


6
3
0




2.91
46.34


0.82
2.65


1.10
17.50

$546,214
0
0
0
410,023
177,132
15,082
62,214
241

.0

13
9
9
0

3.7
.0
44%


6
0
0




3.08
36.22


1.33
8.78


0.35
4.13

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