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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 (May 2017):

The Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.93 in May exceeded the forecast by $0.76, or 23.9%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 1.0 million unlinked passenger trips and net over-runs of budgeted expenses. The 2017 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through May) Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $3.65 exceeded the forecast by $0.35, or 10.6%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 5.5 million unlinked passenger trips and net over-runs of budgeted expenses.