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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 (October 2016):

The Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.68 in October exceeded the forecast by $0.50, or 15.7%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 0.4 million unlinked passenger trips and net over-runs of budgeted expenses. The 2017 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through October) Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.36 exceeded the forecast by $0.15, or 4.7%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 1.6 million unlinked passenger trips.