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Table 1-31: Condition of Rail Transit Infrastructure

Table 1-31: Condition of Rail Transit Infrastructure

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(Percent)

  1995 1997 2000 (R) 2002 (R) 2004 (R) 2006
Stations            
Excellent 14.0 11.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 12.7
Good 47.0 46.0 33.0 22.0 28.0 12.2
Adequate 12.0 15.0 50.0 18.0 14.0 40.8
Substandard 12.0 13.0 16.0 26.0 51.0 31.3
Poor 15.0 15.0 0.0 30.0 0.0 3.0
Communication
Systems
           
Excellent N 0.0 0.0 7.4 12.1 14.0
Good N 61.0 62.0 68.6 62.7 30.5
Adequate N 16.0 12.1 9.7 25.2 54.8
Substandard N 12.0 14.0 6.0 0.0 0.6
Poor N 10.0 11.9 8.3 0.0 0.0
Train
Control Systems
           
Excellent N 9.0 7.2 5.5 0.3 2.2
Good N 52.0 56.0 65.9 44.6 37.0
Adequate N 16.0 16.9 11.1 29.0 41.0
Substandard N 11.0 10.3 9.7 14.1 14.4
Poor N 13.0 9.5 7.8 12.0 5.5
Traction
Power Systems
           
Excellent N 25.0 20.7 37.0 7.6 7.0
Good N 44.0 54.5 45.0 46.5 35.0
Adequate N 10.0 10.6 10.8 44.5 46.5
Substandard N 7.0 6.9 2.9 1.4 7.2
Poor N 14.0 7.3 4.2 0.0 4.2
Revenue
Collection Systems
           
Excellent N 27.0 29.5 33.5 25.8 28.9
Good N 33.0 31.0 56.4 53.7 30.0
Adequate N 18.0 17.6 2.4 9.5 10.7
Substandard N 10.0 18.1 6.9 8.0 8.8
Poor N 12.0 3.8 0.8 3.0 21.5
Elevated
structures
           
Excellent 1.0 0.0 2.0 5.1 3.1 4.6
Good 56.0 59.0 59.0 82.8 77.2 68.5
Adequate 16.0 12.0 16.0 2.5 4.1 11.7
Substandard 20.0 29.0 22.0 7.3 13.9 7.9
Poor 7.0 1.0 2.0 2.3 1.7 7.3
Underground
tunnels
           
Excellent 9.0 7.0 12.0 34.2 26.4 18.2
Good 59.0 47.0 46.0 36.7 48.2 41.1
Adequate 13.0 18.0 19.0 13.0 12.4 10.5
Substandard 11.0 19.0 11.0 8.6 5.6 15.4
Poor 7.0 9.0 12.0 7.5 7.4 14.8

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised.

NOTE

Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal
Transit Administration, Status
of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance
(Washington, DC: Biennial Issues), tables
3-35 and 3-36, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/pubstats.html as of June
25, 2010.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017