Transit operating and capital funding, nominal and per capita in 100-most-populated U.S. urbanized areas
Change in operating funding by urbanized area from 1994
Change in transit capital funding by urbanized area from 1994
Contracting out to private operators: Share of vehicle revenue miles purchased transportation by mode, 2002-2016
Figures are aggregated to include all transit service and population by urbanized area, which are Census-defined regions surrounding cities across the U.S.
Capital and operating funding time series have been adjusted for inflation to 2014 figures using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Inflation Calculator.
- Transit funding and population: Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database; Capital funding; Operating funding. Last updated 2014.
- Directly operated versus purchased transportation data: Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Databased: Monthly data release. Last updated 2016.