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40 APPENDIX D STATISTICAL INFORMATION OF SURVEYED AGENCIES U.S. TRANSIT AGENCIES: Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Oakland, Calfornia Vehicles: Service Lnitiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: not provided not provided not provided $.80 to $3.00; cheaper fares ($.80) for short suburb-to-suburb trips San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board San Carlos, California Vehicles: 27 buses Service Initiated: 1989 Avg. Wkdy. Riders: 800 Fares: employer subsidies replace fares Space Coast Area Transit Cocoa, Florida Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: Cobb Community Transit Marietta, Georgia Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: 28 fixed route buses; 14 demand response buses/vans; %7 vans used for vanpooling not provided 485 f-r; 1315 d-r; 1150 vanpool $.50 (e&d) to $1.00 (reg.) on f-r; $1.00 (e&d & youth)/$2.00 (adults) on d-r 10 fixed route buses; paratra~sit-not provided 1989 4,300 $1.00 adult; $.50 e&d; $.65 youth ADA paratransit adult fare $2.00 PACE Suburban Bus Division of RTA* Arlington Height, Illinois Vehicles: 558 fixed route buses (48% of Eldership on f-r is suburb to-suburb; 316 demand response buses and vans; 5 shuttles from rail; 143 vans (90% suburb-to suburb); 127 contractor-owned vehicles used for f-r service Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: not provided 127.248 f-r; 5~867 d-r; 1,906 vanpool $1.00 to $1.60 without transfers; $1.00 local; $1.1S inner suburban; $1.35/1.60 express; $88.00/month subscription bus; $1.30 dial-a-ride; Passes $78.00 adult, $35.00 (e&d) Mass Transit Administration of Maryland (MTA) Baltimore, Maryland Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: _ -'ares: 7 fixed route buses on 3 routes; 5 d-r vans; 1 rail car rail-1987, other not provided 3~708 f-r $1.25-$2.15 Montgomery County Transit Services Rockville, Maryland Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: 208 for buses not provided 61,OO~system ricers hip (about 2/3 is suburb-to-suburb) $1.00 Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation Landover, Maryland Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. W'kdy. Riders: Fares: 22 f-r buses: 9 d-r buses 1987 f-r; 1991 d-r 2,144 f-r; 69 d-r $.75 f-r; $.50 d-r Corridor Transportation Corporation (CTC) Laurel, Maryland Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: ~ares: 10 f-r 'buses 1989 1,100 $.90 reg; $.45 e&d; $1.25 express Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) Detroit, Michigan Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: of_ Pares: f-r not available; 100 d-r'buses f-r and d-r 1970s 57234 f-r buses; 2~000 d-r f-r $1.50; d-r $2.00 (reg)/$1.00 (e&d)
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41 Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority (GRATA)* Grand Rapids, Michigan Westchester County Department of Transportation (WCDOT) White Plains, New York Vehicles: total fleet: 82 buses; 4 suburban Vehicles: 13 f-r buses; g vans as shuttle from rail; circulator minibuses; 60 vans for vans for vanpools-number varies vanpools Service Initiated: f-r early 1980s; rail shuttle 1983 Service Initiated: 4 n~nibuses suburban circulator (2 Avg. Wkdy. Riders: 1~200 f-r; 300 rail; 400 rail shuttle; routes) 1995: vanpool 1990; 1,540 vanpools; 19,368 carpools Avg. Wkdy. Riders: suburban circulator; vanpools 60 numbers are calculated by Metropool, Fares: $1.25 f-r or 10 tickets for 57.00; Inc. reflects only number of matches $2.50 d-r; $59/month for vanpools made not actual amount of carpooling which is taking place. Fares: range: $1.0~$1.50; f-r $1.15; rail is Metropolitan Council Transit Operations (Metropolitan zone based structure; rail shuttle $1.15 Council) Minneapolis, Minnesota Vehicles: 15 f-r buses; smaller buses used in f-r are subcontracted- number not provided Service Initiated: 1979 through 1993 Avg. Wkday. Riders: 1,800 f-r; 50 subcontracted service; 170 vanpools; 2~600 carpools Fares: $.25 to $1.25 New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit)* Newark, New Jersey Southeastern Pennsylvania Trar~sportation Authority (SEPTA) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Vehicles: Service Initiated: Avg. \Ykdy. Riders: Fares: Vehicles: varies-n~any of NJ Transits services Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) offer suburb-to-suburb travel opt~ons; Dallas Texas WHEELS services are subcontracted no. of vehicles not available Veh c es 34 f-r buses Service Initiated: 1993-1994 (WHEELS) Service Initiated: 1986 Avg. WkdY Riders 74nge (5 50 ~o $' 90 ~WHEELS) Avg. Wkdy. Riders: 10,100 MTA Long Island Bus (Ll Bus) Garden City, New York Vehicles: 330 t:r buses (5 are small buses) Service Initiated: 1973 Avg. Wkdy. Riders: 82,225 Fares: range $1.50-$2.00; $1.50 for suburb-to- suburb trips; special promotional fares for new circulator services MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Company Jamaica, New York Vehicles: Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Fares: 1,134 rail cars; 6 buses used as rail shuttles; rail shuttles provide suburb-to suburb service Service Initiated: 1834 rail; 1991-1994 rail shuttle (LIRR provides 3 demonstration shuttle services) 6,000 rail; 200 rail shuttle rail $46.00 to $161.00 for monthly ticket; rail shuttle $.25 to $1.50; 2 of the 3 shuttle services have promotiollal fares. Uniticket bus/rail fares reduces shuttle cost from $1.50 to $.75/trip. 54 f-r buses all prior to 1983 13,625 range: $1.50-$2.70 cash; $1.05-$2.25 discounted tokens and cash; $69.00 monthly suburban traDsit pass ($1.73 cost per trip) University of Tennessee Transportation Center Knoxville, Tennessee Vehicles: 10 vans-vanpools; carpools Service Initiated: 1992 Ridership: 70 vanpools; carpools unkllown Fares: $50-$75 per month/per rider (distance based) vanpools King County Department of Metropolitan Services (Seatte Metro) Seattle, Washington Vehicles: 46 f-r buses; 17 val~s-vanpools Service Initiated: 1979-current Avg. Wkdy. Riders: 7,100 f-r; vanpool not provided Fares: range $1.10-$1.60 Clark County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority (C-TRAN) Vancouver, Washington `lehicles: 4 f-r 30 ft. buses Service Initiated: 1989 Ridership: 600 Fares: $.60-$1.10 (distance-based zone system)
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42 CANADIAN TRANSIT AGENCIES: BC Transit Surrey, British Columbia Vehicles: Service Initiated: 1975 Ridership: Fares: 75 f-r buses; rail suburban town centres with downtown. Many customers use rail for suburb-to- suburb service. Also operates urban ferry service. (service connects three 35,000 f-r buses; 30,000 rail range: $1.5~$3.00 (three zones; all fares integrated regardless of mode Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission (OC Transpo)* Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario Vehicles: Service Initiated: 1983 Avg. Wkdy. Riders: Suburb-to-suburb ridership is not broken out because these trips are considered to be an integral part of the regionalTransitway system. System- wide ridership on the Transitway is: 200,000 $1.60 off peak, $2.10 peak; Ticket equivalent fare $1.30/$1.95; monthly passes $54.00 adult, $44.50 student Fares: Note: This information was provided by the survey respon- dents. Except for the case study systems (noted by *), follow- up was not done to ensure the accuracy of the data reported. 190 f-r buses (40 and 60 ft.) operating on Transitway and shuttle buses from Transitway f-r = D~xed-route d-r = demand response e&d = elderly and disabled