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Key Performance Indicators

Bus Cost per Passenger Trip 

Definition: Bus Cost per Passenger Trip measures the total cost of providing bus service per unlinked passenger boarding.

 

Performance (September 2016 and Fiscal year-to-date):

The Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.24 in September exceeded the forecasted $3.20 by $0.04, or 1.3%. This unfavorable variance is due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 0.2 million unlinked passenger trips. The 2017 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through September) Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.25 exceeded the forecasted $3.22 by $0.03, or 0.98%. This unfavorable variance is due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 1.3 million unlinked passenger trips.