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Port Authority of Allegheny County
2235 Beaver Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1080

412-237-7311
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Public Transportation Coverage - Bus Transport

The following map illustrates those areas of Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh. 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


775
1,523,198


278,938,369
72,439,474
243,822
128,048
62,180


25,933,929
1,932,452
974
798
422




50,158,646
4,686,797
54,845,443



55,248,260
21,958,462
114,324,734
12,044,349
6,311,385
209,887,190


154,805,500
22,208,131
343,031
3,443,512
180,800,174

4,339,360


3,627,184
54,794,737
70,053,675
128,475,596


14,452,535
114,023,061
128,475,596



1998


775
1,402,267


301,520,599
73,730,223
247,651
134,094
62,476


27,440,183
1,977,271
979
824
411




51,304,204
5,185,197
56,489,401



56,508,414
21,731,308
130,591,662
9,997,842
12,077,980
230,907,206


167,417,235
22,420,252
353,916
4,658,303
194,849,706

10,671,547


2,789,167
38,020,531
50,935,890
91,745,588


91,646
91,653,942
91,745,588
Change
Over
Prior Yr



0
(120,931)


22,582,230
1,290,749
3,829
6,046
296


1,506,254
44,819
5
26
(11)




1,145,558
498,400
1,643,958



1,260,154
(227,154)
16,266,928
(2,046,507)
5,766,595
21,020,016


12,611,735
212,121
10,885
1,214,791
14,049,532

6,332,187


(838,017)
(16,774,206)
(19,117,785)
(36,730,008)


(14,360,889)
(22,369,119)
(36,730,008)




   






Mode of Transportation Breakout Information

Bus
Light
Rail
 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

$167,543,061
67,535,164
28,781
67,506,383
265,563,747
25,606,683
1,851,082
64,646,890
218,099

41.3

916
786
786
0

6.5
2.0
17%


1,344
1,335
0




6.54
90.51


0.63
2.59


2.52
34.92

$26,498,041
24,210,424
62,865
24,147,559
35,764,028
1,783,329
115,296
7,591,553
25,850

38.1

59
34
34
0

15.5
1.9
74%


89
66
1




14.86
229.83


0.74
3.49


4.26
65.84



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