State and Local Policy Database

Transit

Local jurisdictions and regional entities play an important role in funding and managing transit systems. Efficient transit systems with accessible and frequent service can provide additional transportation choices, significantly reduce residents’ need to drive, and reduce vehicle miles traveled.

This sub-category includes information on three topics: The transit agency(ies) that serve the community; Regional transit funding in comparison to city funding for roads and parking , in dollar values and normalized in per capita terms; and The number of transit rides per week available to the average resident of the community (Transit Connectivity Index from the H+T Affordability Index ).


The average spending from 2011 to 2015 in the largest transit system serving Arlington County amounts to a total of $28,993,895. Considering the Metropolitan Statistical Area population, this funding amounts to $4.75 of transit spending per capita.

Arlington County has a Transit Connectivity Index of 26.

Last updated: May 2017

The MARTA and GRTA transit systems that serve Atlanta have received $716,499,862 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $125.46 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Atlanta’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 18, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The CapMetro transit system that serves Austin has received $213,289,340 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $106.60 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category ($100-149) available in the City Scorecard. This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 1.50 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Austin’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 10, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The MTA transit system that serves Baltimore has received $983,430,411 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $351.55 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($250-399) available in the transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Baltimore’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 23, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The BJCTA-MAX transit system that serves Birmingham received $33,133,199 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $28.92 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Birmingham’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 1, putting it in the lowest category (0-4) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The MBTA transit system that serves Boston has received $2,162,892,767 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $453.03 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the highest category (>$400) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Boston’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 40, putting it in the highest category (>=40) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The GoBoulder transit system that serves Boulder received $1,247,174,724 in total funding in 2013. This funding level is $476 per resident in the service territory of the agency. We did not find funding made available from city funding sources only.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The City of Boulder’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 19,296, putting it in a high mid-range category (10,000 - 20,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: October 2015

The CCTA transit system that serves Burlington received $13,071,315 in total funding in 2011. This funding level is $139.57 per resident in the service territory of the agency. In comparison, 2010 spending on roads and parking by the city was $8,054,000, or $189.88 per city resident.  This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 0.74 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The City of Burlington’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 13,932, putting it in a high mid-range category (10,000 - 20,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: October 2015

The Chapel Hill Transit system that serves Carrboro received $19,276,792 in total funding in 2012.  This funding level is $240.31 per resident in the service territory of the agency.  In comparison, 2010 spending on roads and parking by the city was $1,311,500, or $66.98 per city resident.  This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 3.59 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The Town of Carrboro’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 7,360, putting it in the lower category (5,000 - 10,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: April 2014

The CATS transit system that serves Charlotte received $238,269,721 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $98.20 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Charlotte’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 7, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

CAT and Jaunt, which both serve Charlottesville, received $17,348,437 in total funding in 2012. This funding level is $74.31 per resident in the service territory of the agency. In comparison, 2010 spending on roads and parking by the city was $ 4,706,571 or $108.26 per city resident. This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 0.69 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. Charlottesville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 11,223, putting it in a high mid-range category (10,000 - 20,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: October 2015

The CTA and Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad transit systems that serve Chicago have received $1,768,508,662 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $185.16 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($150-249) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Chicago’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 32, putting it in the second highest category (30-39) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The SORTA transit system that serves Cincinnati received $108,188,358 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $50.14 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Cincinnati’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 12, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The RTA transit system that serves Cleveland has received $291,403,670 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $141.40 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Cleveland’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 22, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The COTA transit system that serves Columbus received $138,442,019 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $68.48 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Columbus’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 8, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The DART transit system that serves Dallas received $936,085,230 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $131.79 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Dallas’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 14, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The RTD-Denver transit system that serves Denver has received $1,284,291,429 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level equates to $456.34 per resident in the service territory of the agency which puts Denver in the highest category (>$400) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Denver’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 18, putting it in the third highest category (16-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The SMART and Detroit Transportation Corporation transit system that serves Detroit have received $165,076,717 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $38.37 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Detroit’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 13, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The transit system that serves received $7,076,860 in total funding in 2011. This funding level is $122.01 per resident in the service territory of the agency. In comparison, 2010 spending on roads and parking by the city was $15,864,000, or $307.22 per city resident.  This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 0.40 to 1.

Last Updated: October 2013

The City of El Paso transit system received $77,172,560 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $91.98 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of El Paso’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 8, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The FWTA transit system that serves Fort Worth has received $89,404, 452 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $12.59 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-24) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Fort Worth’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 4, putting it in the lowest category (0-4) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The transit systems that serve Hartford have received $78,594,776 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $64.88 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Hartford’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 18, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The Harris County MTA, Harris County Community Services Department, Office of Transit Services, Harris County Improvement District, and Greater Southeast Management District transit systems that serve Houston have received $861,474,434 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $129.41 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Houston’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 12, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

Last updated: December 2014

The IndyGo transit system that serves Indianapolis has received $75,958,849 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $38.19 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. The City of Indianapolis’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The JTA transit system that serves Jacksonville received $103,373,498 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $71.32 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Jacksonville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The ATA transit system that serves Kansas City has received $95,734,924 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $45.86 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Kansas City’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 8, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The KAT transit system that serves Knoxville received $34,086,340 in total funding in 2013. This funding level is $190.56 per resident in the service territory of the agency. This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 3.51 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The City of Knoxville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6,589, putting it in a lower category (5,000 - 10,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: October 2015

The RTC and Monorail Company transit systems that serve Las Vegas have received $222,810,181 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $105.36 per resident in the service territory, putting it in the fourth highest category ($100-149) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Las Vegas’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 9, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The transit system that serves received $9,978,222 in total funding in 2011. This funding level is $110.87 per resident in the service territory of the agency. In comparison, 2010 spending on roads and parking by the city was $7,529,000, or $85.91 per city resident.  This results in a ratio of per capita regional transit funding to per capita city highway and parking funding of 1.29 to 1.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The City of Knoxville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6,703, putting it in a lower category (5,000 - 10,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: October 2013

The Metrolink transit system that serves Los Angeles has received $2,598,683,778 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $194.80 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($150-249) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Los Angeles’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 20, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The TA River City and Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Authority systems that serve Louisville have received $83,981,659 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $65.69 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Louisville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 11, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

We did not locate Madison's transit and city highway funding data. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. The City of Madison’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 15,482, putting it in a high mid-range category (10,000 - 20,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: October 2015

The MATA transit system that serves Memphis received $67,376,187 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $50.13 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Memphis’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The MDT transit system that serves Miami received $590,414,396 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $98.20 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fifth highest category (50-99) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Miami’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 22, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The MTS transit system that serves Milwaukee has received $171,191,235 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $108.64 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Milwaukee’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 17, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Metro Transit system that serves Minneapolis has received $665,547,005 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $188.83 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category (150-249) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Minneapolis’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 23, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Metropolitan Transit District and Regional Transit Authority systems that serve Nashville have received $85,785,779 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $46.87 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Nashville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 5, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The RTA transit system that serves New Orleans received $116,232,222 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $92.04 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fifth highest category (50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. New Orleans’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 15, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The MTA transit system that serves New York City has received $12,020,520,130 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $595.60 per resident in the service territory of the agency. This puts the city in the highest category (>$400) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. New York City’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 46, putting it in the highest category (>39) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The average spending from 2011 to 2015 in the largest transit system serving Oakland (Bay Area Rapid Transit System) amounts to a total of $1,131,741,377. Considering the Metropolitan Statistical Area population, this funding amounts to $3.60 of transit spending per capita.

Oakland has a Transit Connectivity Index score of 23.

Updated: April 2017 

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority transit system that serves Oklahoma City has received $27,237,711 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $20.05 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the lowest category ($0-24) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Oklahoma City’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 4, putting it in the lowest category (0-4) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority that serves Orlando has received $138,844,822 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $58.16 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fourth highest category ($50-99) in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Orlando’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 14, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

We did not find information on transit funding for Park City. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures how many transit rides are available per week within walking distance from the average household. Park City’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 9,106, putting it in a lower category (5,000 - 10,000) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: October 2015

The SEPTA transit system that serves Philadelphia has received $1,564,591,447 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $257.76 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($250-399) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Philadelphia’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 29, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Valley Metro transit system that serves Phoenix received $212,032,897 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $46.35 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Phoenix’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 10, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Port Authority of Allegheny County transit system that serves Pittsburgh has received $472,200,678 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $200.68 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($150-249) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Pittsburgh’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 21, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The TriMet transit system that serves Portland has received $692,719,114 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $289.93 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($250-399) available in the City Scorecard. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Portland’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 23, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The RIPTA transit system that serves Providence received $127,868,693 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $79.27 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Providence’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 23, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The CAT, NC State Transportation Department, and the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation systems have received $35,409,982 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $27.80 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Raleigh’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

GRTC has received $56,317,802 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $44.30 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Richmond’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 21, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Riverside Special Transportation, Riverside Transit Agency, and Riverside County Transportation Commission transit systems received $71,323,347 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $15.89 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-24) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Riverside’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 8, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The SACRT transit system that serves Sacramento has received $202,942,103 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $89.24 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Sacramento’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 12, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Utah Transit Authority that serves Salt Lake City has received $470,229,670 in average annual funding in 2011-2015. This funding level is $401.81 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the highest category (>$400) available in the transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Salt Lake City’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 15, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The VIA transit system that serves San Antonio received $215,101,490 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $90.22 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. San Antonio’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 9, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The SDMTS transit system that serves San Diego received $432,674,188 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $131.13 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. San Diego’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 13, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, and Transportation District, San Francisco Municipal Railway transit system that serves San Francisco has received $979,634,387 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $210.40 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the third highest category ($151-249) available in transit funding.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. San Francisco’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 45, putting it in the highest category (>39) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board transit systems that serve San Jose have received $675,683,059 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $341.80 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($250-399) available in transit funding.  

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. San Jose’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 12, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The key transit agencies that serve Seattle (King County DOT, City of Seattle Seattle Center Monorail Transit, Washington State Ferries, Central Puget Sound RTA, King County Ferry District) have received $947,663,528 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $253.82 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($250-399) available in transit funding.  

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Seattle’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 25, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The transit system that serves St. Louis has received $301,449,894 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $107.22 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category (100-149) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. St. Louis’ Transit Connectivity Index value is 23, putting it in the third highest category (15-29) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The HART transit system that serves Tampa received $80,173,663 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $26.95 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($25-49) available in transit funding. 

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Tampa’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 9, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-14) available in transit connectivity. 

Last updated: January 2017

The transit system that serves Virginia Beach received $121,242,891 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $70.29 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fifth highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard.

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Virginia Beach’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 4, putting it in the lowest category (0-4) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017

The WMATA transit system that serves Washington received $2,162,892,767 in average annual funding from 2011-2015. This funding level is $368.58 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second highest category ($250-399) available in the City Scorecard

The Transit Connectivity Index measures transit service levels. It is based on the number of bus routes and train stations within walking distance for households scaled by frequency of service. Washington DC’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 36, putting it in the second highest category (30-39) available in the City Scorecard.

Last updated: January 2017