Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: TA-007-001-1-1-United States-FTA-1987

Subject Area: Transportation

Bibliographic Citation: National Transit Database, 1987-1994.  [machine-readable data file] / Department of Transportation. Federal Transit Administration  [principal investigator(s)] / U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Transit Administration  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 3/12/1998

Number of Files Received: 178

Comments: Data donated by Roland Zullo. More recent years available on the National Transit Database site.

Access Status: Unrestricted access

Documentation: Hard copy "Data User's Guide to the UMTA Section 15 Reporting System" (1989 is most recent edition available as of 1/98), and additional volume: "Data Tables for the 1994 National Trnasit Database Report Year." In addition, a "key" file provides variable descriptions for each year's files.

Abstract: No abstract available. Variables fall into the major categories of resources (revenues: earnings, subsidies); inputs (labor; fuel, capital equipment); organization (contracting; service by time-of-day, operators' time, fringe benefits, pensions); outputs (service supplied: vehicle and vehicle revenue miles and hours, capacity miles); service consumed (ridershiop: unlinked passenger trips, passenger miles); and service characteristics (accidents, roadcalls, scheduled vs. actual vehicle revenue miles).

Media/File Reports:

7386 (CD-Rom)
7387 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)