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ADA Lift- or Ramp-Equipped Transit Buses

Dataset Excel: 
Notes: 

Includes buses of transit agencies receiving federal funding for bus purchases, and buses of agencies not receiving federal funds that voluntarily report data to the Federal Transit Administration.

Large buses have more than 35 seats; medium buses have 25-35 seats; small buses have less than 25 seats; articulated buses are extra-long buses that measure between 54 and 60 feet.

Data from 2012 and after are not comparable to the data for earlier years or to the data published in previous editions of the report due to different data sources used.

Description: 

KEY:  ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992; N = data do not exist; R = revised.

a From 2012 includes articulated bus, bus, double decker bus, over-the-road bus, school bus, trolleybus and vintage trolley.

Source: 

Small, medium, and large buses: 

1993-2011: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Summaries and Trends (Washington, Annual Issues), pp. 85-87 and similar tables in earlier editions.

2012-13: Ibid., Annual National Transit Summaries and Trends: Appendix (Washington, Annual Issues), available at https://www.transit.dot.gov/ntd/annual-national-transit-summaries-and-tr... as of Dec. 18, 2019.

Articulated and total buses: 

1993-2011: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Summaries and Trends (Washington, Annual Issues), pp. 85-87 and similar tables in earlier editions.

2012-18: Ibid., National Transit Database, (Washington, Annual Issues), Annual Database Revenue Vehicle Inventory, available at https://www.transit.dot.gov/ntd/ntd-data as of Jan. 14, 2019.

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