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1055. Bus Profile



 
Item Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
FINANCIAL
 
Expenditures, school bus Mil. dol. 8,060 7,618 7,847 9,082 10,404 10,820
Operating revenues, intercity bus, Class I Mil. dol. 938 928 870 917 912 1,000
Operating expenses, intercity bus, Class I Mil. dol. 874 880 919 899 878 948
 
INVENTORY
 
Operating companies, intercity bus, Class I Number 31 30 27 28 27 (NA)
Vehicles:
  Commercial & Federal bus Number 118,894 119,560 122,705 125,057 127,214 129,435
  School & other bus Number 525,838 534,872 547,718 560,447 596,395 568,113
Employees:
  Intercity & rural bus Number 22,900 22,400 23,600 23,800 23,800 21,200
  School bus Number 117,900 121,500 125,900 131,100 132,700 135,700
 
PERFORMANCE
 
Vehicle-miles, all buses:
  Rural & urban highway Millions 5,759 6,125 6,409 6,383 6,563 6,836
    Rural highway Millions 3,285 3,512 3,730 3,817 3,958 4,103
    Urban highway Millions 2,474 2,613 2,679 2,566 2,605 2,733
 
 
Revenue--
  Passenger miles, intercity bus Millions 22,600 129,900 135,900 136,104 139,136 144,923
  Passengers, intercity bus 1,000 339,000 339,900 343,200 366,500 347,900 350,600
 
Avg. miles traveled per vehicle, all buses Miles 8,932 9,359 9,560 9,312 9,446 9,799
 
Fuel consumed, all buses Mil. gal. 877 929 964 968 990 1,026
Avg. annual fuel consumption, all buses Gallon 1,360 1,420 1,430 1,412 1,425 1,471
 
Avg. miles per gallon, all buses Mpg 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7
 
Average revenue per passenger mile Cents 11.8 12.0 11.6 12.2 12.3 12.6
 
SAFETY
 
Fatalities:
  School bus related Number 124 141 105 122 136 128
  School bus occupants Number 10 13 3 13 10 10
  Other vehicle occupants Number 83 86 64 72 101 95
  Non-occupants Number 31 42 38 37 25 23
 
Occupant fatalities:
  All buses Number 28 18 18 32 29 17
  School buses Number 7 6 2 12 18 7
  Cross-country buses Number 8 1 7 6 3 4
  Transit buses Number 3 5 6 0 5 3
  Other & unknown Number 10 6 6 14 3 3
 
Fatalities in vehicular accidents, all buses Number 300 286 286 306 297 (NA)
 
Occupant fatality rate:
  Per 100 million vehicle-miles,
   all buses Rate 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.2
  Per 10,000 registered vehicles,
   all buses Rate 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.2
 
Vehicle involvement rate:
  Per 100 million vehicle-miles,
   all buses Rate 5.0 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.9 4.3
  Per 10,000 registered vehicles,
   all buses Rate 4.4 4.0 3.8 3.9 4.6 4.2


NA Not available.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, annual. http://www.bts.gov/btsprod/nts/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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