Transit operating and capital funding by urbanized area

Transit operating and capital funding, nominal and per capita in 100-most-populated U.S. urbanized areas

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Change in operating funding by urbanized area from 1994

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Change in transit capital funding by urbanized area from 1994

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Contracting out to private operators: Share of vehicle revenue miles purchased transportation by mode, 2002-2016

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Note

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.

Data sources

  • 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.

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