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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 (March 2019):

The Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $5.22 in March exceeded the forecast by $1.09, or 26%. This unfavorable variance was due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 0.7 million unlinked passenger boardings and operating expenses coming over budget. The 2019 Fiscal Year-to-Date (months of July through March) Cost per Bus Passenger Trip of $4.87 is exceeding the forecast by $0.71, or 17%. This unfavorable variance is due to bus ridership falling short of the forecast by 6.3 million unlinked passenger boardings.