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Delaware Transit Corporation
655 Bay Road, Blue Hen Corp. Ctr.
Suite 4G
Dover, DE 19901

302-739-3278
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Wilmington 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 Wilmington. 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


213
450,557


35,915,780
7,413,311
29,265
9,372
2,621


9,382,272
518,473
295
248
93




7,023,798
262,986
7,286,784



5,711,088
32,083
25,237,740
1,125,549
2,734,610
34,841,070


20,603,171
3,040,375
3,079,646
4,859,932
31,583,124

0


0
7,511,256
3,067,595
10,578,851


3,548,514
7,030,337
10,578,851



1998


213
450,557


38,116,764
7,753,591
28,024
11,070
2,297


8,988,403
584,177
397
243
97




5,510,514
2,240,651
7,751,165



7,751,165
0
27,939,894
1,324,744
1,141,304
38,157,107


22,636,654
2,968,956
2,830,248
4,917,496
33,353,354

0


0
5,289,194
2,539,678
7,828,872


3,236,648
4,592,224
7,828,872
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


2,200,984
340,280
(1,241)
1,698
(324)


(393,869)
65,704
102
(5)
4




(1,513,284)
1,977,665
464,381



2,040,077
(32,083)
2,702,154
199,195
(1,593,306)
3,316,037


2,033,483
(71,419)
(249,398)
57,564
1,770,230

0


0
(2,222,062)
(527,917)
(2,749,979)


(311,866)
(2,438,113)
(2,749,979)




   






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

$21,061,697
7,828,872
3,236,648
4,592,224
34,207,826
5,285,410
382,923
7,381,211
26,668

.0

178
143
126
17

6.0
1.5
24%


43
30
0




3.98
55.00


0.62
2.85


1.40
19.28

$12,291,657
0
0
0
3,908,938
3,702,993
201,254
372,380
1,356

.0

219
100
98
2

2.4
.0
119%


11
9
0




3.32
61.08


3.14
33.01


0.10
1.85



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