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Key Performance Indicators

Bus Cost per Passenger Trip 

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

 

Performance (February 2019):

The Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $4.74 in February exceeded the forecast by $0.57, or 14%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 0.3 million unlinked passenger boardings and operating expenses coming over budget. The 2019 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through February) Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $4.82 is exceeding the forecast by $0.66, or 16%. This unfavorable variance is due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 5.7 million unlinked passenger boardings.