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92 Metropolitan Statistical Areas Abbreviations by Cluster A P P E N D I X C Table C-1. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in mixed traffic cluster 1. Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Akron AKR OH Albany ALBGA GA Albany-Schenectady-Troy ALBNY NY Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton ABE PA-NJ Altoona ALT PA Ann Arbor AA MI Baltimore-Columbia-Towson BAL MD Binghamton BIN NY Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk BRI CT Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls BUF NY Champaign-Urbana URB IL Charleston CHS WV Cleveland-Elyria CLE OH Corpus Christi CC TX Dayton DAY OH Decatur DEC IL Detroit-Warren-Dearborn DET MI Erie ERIE PA Eugene EUG OR Flint FLINT MI Fresno FRE CA Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford HAR CT Ithaca ITH NY Johnstown JST PA Lancaster LAN PA Louisville/Jefferson County LOU KY-IN Memphis MEM TN-MS-AR

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Abbreviations by Cluster 93 Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis MIL WI Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington MSP MN-WI New Haven-Milford HVN CT New Orleans-Metairie NOLA LA Pittsburgh PIT PA Pittsfield PSF MA Providence-Warwick PRO RI-MA Pueblo PUE CO Reading REA PA Reno RNO NV Rochester ROC NY Saginaw SAG MI San Juan-Carolina-Caguas SJU PR Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton SWB PA St. Cloud STC MN State College SCE PA Syracuse SYR NY Toledo TOL OH Tucson TUC AZ Urban Honolulu HON HI Wheeling WHE WV-OH Williamsport WIL PA Worcester WOR MA-CT Table C-2. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in mixed traffic cluster 2. Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Albuquerque ALQ NM Ames AMES IA Anchorage ANC AK Appleton APP WI Austin-Round Rock AUS TX Bakersfield BAK CA Billings BIL MT Bloomington BLO IL Boise City BOI ID Cedar Rapids CED IA

94 Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia CHA NC-SC Cincinnati CIN OH-IN College Station-Bryan CSB TX Colorado Springs COS CO Columbus CMH OH Corvallis COR OR Davenport-Moline-Rock Island DAV IA-IL Des Moines-West Des Moines DSM IA El Centro CEN CA Elkhart-Goshen ELK IN Fargo FAR ND-MN Fort Collins FCO CO Grand Rapids-Wyoming GRR MI Green Bay GB WI Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson IND IN Iowa City IOWA IA Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina KAH HI Kansas City KC MO-KS Killeen-Temple KIL TX La Crosse-Onalaska LAC WI-MN Laredo LAR TX Lawrence LAW KS Lebanon LEB PA Lexington-Fayette LEX KY Lincoln LIN NE Logan LOG ID Lubbock LUB TX Madison MAD WI Manchester-Nashua MAN NH Missoula MIS MT Modesto MOD CA Napa NAP CA Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island NAP FL Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin NAS TN North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton SRQ FL Oklahoma City OKC OK Omaha-Council Bluffs OMA IA Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford ORL FL

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Abbreviations by Cluster 95 Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Oshkosh-Neenah OSH WI Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura OXN CA Raleigh RAL NC Salem SLE OR Salinas SAL CA Salt Lake City SLC UT San Antonio-New Braunfels SAT TX San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande SLO CA Santa Cruz-Watsonville SCZ CA Santa Fe SFE NM Santa Maria-Santa Barbara SBB CA Santa Rosa SRO CA Sioux City SIC SD Sioux Falls SIF SD Spokane-Spokane Valley SPO WA Springfield SPR MO Stockton-Lodi STO CA Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater TPA FL Tulsa TUL OK Vallejo-Fairfield VAL CA Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VIR VA-NC Wichita WIC KS Yakima YAK WA York-Hanover YORK PA Table C-3. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in mixed traffic cluster 3. Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Athens-Clarke County ATH GA Augusta-Richmond County AUG GA-SC Baton Rouge BTR LA Bay City BAY MI Beaumont-Port Arthur BEA TX Bellingham BEL WA Birmingham-Hoover BIR AL Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford BLA VA Bloomington BLO IN Bremerton-Silverdale BRM WA Brownsville-Harlingen BRO TX

96 Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Burlington-South Burlington BUR VT Canton-Massillon CAN OH Cape Coral-Fort Myers FTM FL Charleston-North Charleston CHS SC Chattanooga CHA TN-GA Chico CHICO CA Columbia COL MO Columbia CAE SC Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin DES FL Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach DAY FL Duluth DUL MN-WI Durham-Chapel Hill DUR NC Eau Claire EC WI El Paso ELP TX Elizabethtown-Fort Knox FTK KY Evansville EVA IN-KY Fayetteville FAY NC Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers FYV MO Flagstaff FLG AZ Fort Wayne FWA IN Gainesville GAI FL Great Falls GFL MT Greensboro-High Point GSO NC Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin GSP MS-SC Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula GPT LA-MS Hanford-Corcoran HAN CA Harrisburg-Carlisle MDT PA Harrisonburg HAR VA Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton HIC NC Holland HOL MI Huntington-Ashland HUN OH Huntsville HSV AL Jackson JAC MI Jackson JAN MS Jackson JSN TN Jacksonville JAX FL Kalamazoo-Portage KAL MI Kankakee KAN IL Kennewick-Richland KEN WA

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Abbreviations by Cluster 97 Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Knoxville KNO TN Kokomo KOK IN Lafayette LAF LA Lafayette-West Lafayette LWL IN Lakeland-Winter Haven LAK FL Lansing-East Lansing LAN MI Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway LIT AR Longview LON WA Lynchburg LYN VA Medford MED OR Merced MER CA Mobile MOB AL Montgomery MON AL Mount Vernon-Anacortes MVN WA Muncie MUN IN Niles-Benton Harbor NIL MI Ocala OCA FL Olympia-Tumwater OLY WA Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville MEL FL Panama City PAN FL Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent PNS FL Peoria PEO IL Port St. Lucie PSL FL Portland-South Portland PSP ME Racine RAC WI Redding RED CA Richmond RIC VA Roanoke ROA VA Rochester RST MN Rockford RCK IL Rome ROM GA San Angelo ANG TX Savannah SAV GA Sebastian-Vero Beach VER FL Sheboygan SHE WI Shreveport-Bossier City SHR LA Somerset SOM PA South Bend-Mishawaka SBN IN-MI

98 Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Springfield SPI IL Springfield SPR MA St. Louis STL MO-IL Sumter SUM SC Tallahassee TAL FL Terre Haute TER IN Topeka TOP KS Torrington TOR CT Waco WACO TX Wenatchee WEN WA Winston-Salem WIN NC Youngstown-Warren-Boardman YNG OH-PA Yuba City YUBA CA Table C-4. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in mixed traffic cluster 4. Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell ATL GA Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington DAL TX Denver-Aurora-Lakewood DEN CO Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land HOU TX Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise LV NV Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale PHO AZ Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro POR OR-WA Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario ONT CA Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade SAC CA San Diego-Carlsbad SD CA San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara SJ CA Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Boston-Cambridge-Newton BOS MA-NH Chicago-Naperville-Elgin CHI IL-WI Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim LA CA Table C-5. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in mixed traffic cluster 5.

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Abbreviations by Cluster 99 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach MIA FL Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PHL DE-PA-MD San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward SF CA Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue SEA WA Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC DC-MD-VA-WV Table C-6. Abbreviations for metropolitan statistical areas in dedicated ROW. Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State Cluster Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell ATL GA E Baltimore-Columbia-Towson BAL MD C Boston-Cambridge-Newton BOS MA-NH B Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls BUF NY C Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia CHR SC E Chicago-Naperville-Elgin CHI IL-WI B Cleveland-Elyria CLE OH C Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington DAL TX E Denver-Aurora-Lakewood DEN CO D Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land HOU TX E Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim LA CA A Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach MIA FL D Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington MINN MN-WI E Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PHL DE-PA-MD B Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale PHO AZ D Pittsburgh PIT PA C Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro PORT OR-WA D Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade SAC CA D St. Louis STL MO-IL E Salt Lake City SLC UT E San Diego-Carlsbad SD CA D San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward SF CA B San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara SJS CA D San Juan-Carolina-Caguas SJ PR C Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue SEA WA D Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VIR VA-NC E Washington-Arlington-Alexandria WAS DC-MD-VA-WV B Metropolitan Statistical Area Abbreviation State

Abbreviations and acronyms used without definitions in TRB publications: A4A Airlines for America AAAE American Association of Airport Executives AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ACI–NA Airports Council International–North America ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADA Americans with Disabilities Act APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program DHS Department of Homeland Security DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAST Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (2015) FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration HMCRP Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (2012) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAO National Association of State Aviation Officials NCFRP National Cooperative Freight Research Program NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration SAE Society of Automotive Engineers SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (2005) TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TDC Transit Development Corporation TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (1998) TRB Transportation Research Board TSA Transportation Security Administration U.S. DOT United States Department of Transportation

TRA N SPO RTATIO N RESEA RCH BO A RD 500 Fifth Street, N W W ashington, D C 20001 A D D RESS SERV ICE REQ U ESTED ISBN 978-0-309-48113-7 9 7 8 0 3 0 9 4 8 1 1 3 7 9 0 0 0 0 A nalysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends TCRP Research Report 209 TRB

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Transit ridership is down across all modes except commuter rail and demand response. Bus ridership is down the most in mid-size cities (populations of 200,000 – 500,000), and, after six years of consecutive decline, it is at its lowest point overall since the 1970s.

The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Research Report 209: Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends presents a current snapshot of public transit ridership trends in the U.S. on bus and rail services in urban and suburban areas, focusing on what has changed in the past several years. It also explores and presents strategies that transit agencies are considering and using for all transit modes in response to changes in ridership.

Ten case studies are included to better understand individual strategies transit agencies are using to mitigate ridership losses and increase ridership overall. Seven of the 10 transit agencies investigated in the case studies followed the trend, with ridership increases between 2012 and 2015 followed by steady decreases in ridership. Generally, on-time performance has been improving, although it is not causing transit ridership to increase.

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