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New Jersey Transit
NJ Transit Headquarters
One Penn Plaza, East
Newark, NJ 07105-2246

973-491-7000
Web site


Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Newark 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 Newark. 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


6,559
7,495,000


2,003,774,807
197,376,087
680,644
289,619
143,787


115,423,759
6,087,205
3,225
2,575
1,176




397,328,656
10,782,146
408,110,802



374,098,043
10,361,649
345,750,594
60,579,973
66,106,912
856,897,171


526,122,927
99,159,232
36,809,833
132,641,402
794,733,394

56,302,107


13,083,325
176,589,331
329,329,000
519,001,656


94,914,175
424,087,481
519,001,656



1998


6,559
7,495,000


2,077,160,501
206,459,470
711,522
303,106
163,888


120,078,526
6,131,485
3,375
2,782
1,112




410,230,335
11,662,126
421,892,461



421,892,461
13,361,058
302,623,804
49,727,740
67,239,262
854,844,325


532,620,633
100,763,595
55,127,252
117,013,213
805,524,693

49,319,632


30,204,285
159,170,342
226,382,373
415,757,000


24,822,537
390,934,463
415,757,000
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
0


73,385,694
9,083,383
30,878
13,487
20,101


4,654,767
44,280
150
207
(64)




12,901,679
879,980
13,781,659



47,794,418
2,999,409
(43,126,790)
(10,852,233)
1,132,350
(2,052,846)


6,497,706
1,604,363
18,317,419
(15,628,189)
10,791,299

(6,982,475)


17,120,960
(17,418,989)
(102,946,627)
(103,244,656)


(70,091,638)
(33,153,018)
(103,244,656)




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
Light
Rail
Commuter
Rail
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

$430,166,999
123,656,552
9,244,089
114,412,463
852,125,093
69,756,138
4,515,334
145,491,539
498,658

50.4

2,087
1,757
1,606
151

11.3
2.1
19%


1,660
1,811
2




6.17
95.27


0.50
2.96


2.09
32.22

$6,959,110
272,576,133
15,578,448
256,997,685
12,584,586
649,787
42,058
4,444,794
15,227

8.3

22
16
16
0

51.5
2.3
38%


6
6
0




10.71
165.46


0.55
1.57


6.84
105.68

$355,955,426
19,524,315
0
19,524,315
1,193,311,980
44,087,372
1,313,776
55,881,360
193,690

1192.8

928
729
684
45

18.5
2.4
27%


63
16
26




8.07
270.94


0.30
6.37


1.27
42.53

$11,458,275
0
0
0
1,960,632
3,407,823
210,547
249,917
837

.0

156
98
0
98

3.4
.0
59%


44
10
0




3.36
54.42


5.84
45.85


0.07
1.19



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