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 ).


Transportation Funding

The METRO Regional Transit Authority that serves the City of Akron has received $61,078,219 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $86.65 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Transit Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Akron’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.3, scoring .5 a point in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The City of Albuquerque's Transit Department and the Rio Metro Regional transit District that serves Albuquerque have received $69,160,515 in average annual funding between 2014 and 2018. This equates to roughly $75.51 per capita within the MSA, earning it .5 points in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 Albuquerque’s Transit Connectivity Index value of 4.9 does not qualify for points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority that serves the City of Allentown has received $41,752,846 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $49.53 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Akron’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, scoring .5 a point in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

The MARTA and GRTA transit systems that serve Atlanta have received $746,964,846 in average annual funding from 2014-2018. This funding level is $125.54 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($80-$200) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 8, putting it in the second highest category (8-8.9) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Augusta Richmond County Transit Department that serves the City of Augusta has received $7,358,991 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $12.18 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Augusta Transit Connectivity Index value is 1.9, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

We could not determine how much per capita Aurora spends on transit.

Access to Transit Services

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 Aurora’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.4, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The CapMetro transit system, the CARTS-RURAL Transportation System, and the San Marcos Urban Transit Distrcit that serve Austin has received $277,166,278 in average annual funding from 2014-2018. This funding level is $127.83 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($$80-$200) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 5.2, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The GET and KT transit systems that serve Bakersfield have received $30,930,132 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $33.64 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.4, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The MTA transit system that serves Baltimore has received $1,075,215,375 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $383.62 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 8.4, scoring 1.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority that serves the City of Allentown has received $31,919,966 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $38.40 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Baton Rouge's Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.5, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, and the Birmingham Regional Paratransit Consortium that service Birmingham received $40,241,126 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $34.94 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Transit Connectivity Index value is .2, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Ada County Highway District and the Idaho DOT, which serve the City of Boise has received $1,548,905 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $2.12 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Boise Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.8, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation that service Boston have received $2,520,850,950 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $517.06 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 9.3, scoring 2 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

The GBT and BPT transit systems that serve Bridgeport have received $27,296,945 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $28.92 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Bridgeport’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.9, scoring .5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The NFTA transit system that services Buffalo has received $27,296,945 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $28.92 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.9, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

We could not determine the transit funding per capita within Cape Coral's MSA. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Cape Coral Transit Connectivity Index value is 2.1, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

We could not determine the transit funding per capita within Charleston's MSA.

Access to Transit Services

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 Charleston Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.2, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transit systems that serve Charlotte received $352,751,208 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $137.3 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 5, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

The CTA and Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad transit systems that serve Chicago have received $1,870,354,597 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $196.91 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Transit Connectivity Index value is 9.1, scoring 2 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transit systems that serve Chula Vista have received $5,173,686 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $1.55 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.7, scoring .5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The SORTA transit system that serves Cincinnati received $105,414,926 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $48.13 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 3, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The RTA transit system that serves Cleveland has received $137,272,647.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $66.55 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the third highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 7.6, putting it in the third highest category (7-7.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Colorado Springs have received $25,110,895 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $33.98 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 3, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Columbia have received $22,805,130 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $27.39 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Columbia's Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.2, scoring 0.5 a point in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The COTA transit system that serves Columbus received $76,916,480.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $38.01 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fourth highest category ($20-49) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 5.1, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The DART transit system that serves Dallas received $847,179,058 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $112.36 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 6.8, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority that serves the City of Dayton has received $85,880,197 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $106.48 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.2, scoring 0.5 a point in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transit systems that serve Denver have received $1,247,929,064 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $425.56 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 7.8, putting it in the third highest category (7-7.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority and the Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency that serve the City of Des Moines have received $35,189,492 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $53.69 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Des Moines Transit Connectivity Index value is 5, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the city of Detroit have received $146,245,374 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $33.80 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.9, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

 
 

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

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the El Paso have received $95,030,285 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $112.39 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 El Paso's Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.9, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Fort Worth have received $200,252,405 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $28.58 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Fort Worth Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.2, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The City of Fresno and the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency that serve the City of Fresno have received $62,438,724 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $62.79 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Fresno Transit Connectivity Index value is 5, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Grand Rapids have received $57,914,908 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $54.16 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Grand Rapids Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.5, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The City of Greensboro and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation have received $23,999,140 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $31.26 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Greensboro Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.7, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Hartford have received $136,222,058 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $112.93 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 8.5, scoring 1.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

We could not determine how much per capita Henderson spends on transit.

Access to Transit Services

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 Henderson’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.5, putting it in the lowest category (0-5) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The DTS transit system that serves Honolulu has received $763,525,121 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $779.04 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Honolulu’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 7.9, scoring 1 point in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Houston have received $732,203,598 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $104.64 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.9, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The IndyGo transit system that serves Indianapolis has received $37,679,165.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $18.94 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-19) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 4, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in transit connectivity.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The JTA transit system that serves Jacksonville received $52,219,951.60 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $36.07 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fourth highest category ($20-49) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 3.8, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The ATA transit system that serves Kansas City has received $75,798,286.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $36.29 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the second lowest category ($20-49) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 4.8, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

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

Transportation Funding

Knoxville spends $77.30 per capita on transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 Knoxville’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.1, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: May 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Lakeland have received $14,450,538 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $20.41 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Lakeland Transit Connectivity Index value is 2.9, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The RTC and Monorail Company transit systems that serve Las Vegas have received $128,992,014 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $61.06 per resident in the service territory, putting it in the third highest category ($50-99) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 5.1, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

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

Transportation Funding

We could not determine what the total transit funding per capita was for the Little Rock MSA.  

Access to Transit Services

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 Colorado Springs Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.3, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The LBT transit system that serves Long Beach has received $38,025,190.40 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $2.87 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-19) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 Long Beach’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 9, putting it in the highest category (greater than 9) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The Metrolink transit system that serves Los Angeles has received $1,337,022,675.20 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $100.82 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the second highest category ($100-149) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 7.7, putting it in the third highest category (7-7.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The TA River City and Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Authority systems that serve Louisville have received $38,091,174 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $29.80 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the fourth highest category ($20-49) in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 6.4, putting it in the fourth highest category (5-6.99) in transit connectivity.

Last Updated: March 2019

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

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the Madison have received $63,645,893 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $96.37 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Madison Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.3, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Metro McAllen transit system that serves McAllen has received $2,869,059.60 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $3.42 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-19) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 3.2, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The MATA transit system that serves Memphis received $24,703,700.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $18.38 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-19) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 4.1, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The COM transit system that serves Mesa has received $850,235.67 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $0.19 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting the city in the lowest category ($0-19) available in transit funding.

Access to Transit Services

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 Mesa’s Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.1, putting it in the lowest category (0-4.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The MDT transit system that serves Miami received $273,580,143.80 in average annual funding from 2013-2017. This funding level is $45.45 per resident in the service territory of the agency, putting it in the fourth highest category ($20-49) available in the City Scorecard.

Access to Transit Services

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 8.7, putting it in the second highest category (8-8.99) available in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Milwaukee spends an average of $42.04 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Minneapolis spends an average of $67.70 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.5 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The system serving Montgomery County has received an average of $170.27 dollars per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

Montgomery County has an All Transit Performance score of 6.9. 

Last updated: December 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Nashville have received $89,135,988 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $48.16 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Nashville Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.7, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

New Haven spends an average of $30.48 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.1 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

New Orleans spends an average of $93.51 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.4 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of New York have received $11,873,554,199 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $594.29 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 New York's Transit Connectivity Index value is 9.6, scoring 2 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

Newark spends an average of $80.33 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.7 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Oakland spends an average of $108.09 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.3 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Oklahoma City spends an average of $14.82 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 2.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Omaha spends an average of $13.80 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.0 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Orlando spends an average of $28.32 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.1 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Oxnard have received $28,703,432 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $33.73 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Oxnard Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.5, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

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

Transportation Funding

Philadelphia spends an average of $123.08 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 9.0 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Phoenix spends an average of $22.38 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.7 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Pittsburgh spends an average of $83.97 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.3 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Portland spends an average of $101.36 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.4 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Providence spends an average of $32.80 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.5 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

We could not determine the average annual transit funding per capita for the city of Provo.

Access to Transit Services

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 Provo Transit Connectivity Index value is 6, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the city of Raleigh have received $37,727,986 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $27.69 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Raleigh Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.9, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

Reno spends an average of $42.27 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 3.8 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Richmond spends an average of $34.66 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.7 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Riverside spends an average of $8.29 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.3 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Rochester spends an average of $34.19 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 6.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Sacramento spends an average of $37.85 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 6.4 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Saint Paul spends an average of $8.79 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.0 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Salt Lake City spends an average of $160.26 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.9 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

San Antonio spends an average of $55.41 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.5 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

San Diego spends an average of $45.51 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 6.0 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

San Francisco spends an average of $109.49 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 9.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

San Jose spends an average of $167.84 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.2 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Seattle spends an average of $157.29 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 8.1 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Springfield have received $68,939,288 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $109.12 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Springfield Transit Connectivity Index value is 6.9, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

St. Louis spends an average of $47.15 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 7.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

St. Petersburg spends an average of $10.22 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 4.9 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Stockton have received $52,686,369 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $70.00 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Stockton's Transit Connectivity Index value is 4.2, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority that serves the City of Syracuse has received $67,633,994 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $103.97 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Syracuse Transit Connectivity Index value is 5.9, scoring 0.5 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

Tampa spends an average of $23.50 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.4 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority that serves the City of Toledo have received $30,549,672 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $50.67 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Toledo Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.9, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

Tucson spends an average of $10.94 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 5.8 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Tulsa spends an average of $15.85 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 3.6 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Virginia Beach spends an average of $28.46per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 3.0 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

Washington DC spends an average of $170.27 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 9.3 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Wichita have received $16,799,147 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $26.05 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Wichita Transit Connectivity Index value is 2.8, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

The transportation entities that serve the City of Winston-Salem have received $18,154,031 on average annually between 2014 and 2018. That equates to roughly $27.04 per capita between 2014 and 2018 within the Authority's service area. 

Access to Transit Services

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 Winston-Salem Transit Connectivity Index value is 3.4, scoring 0 points in the City Scorecard.

Last Updated: March 2020

Transportation Funding

Worcester spends an average of $25.64 per capita on transit.

Access to Transit Services

The city has an All Transit Performance score of 4.8 out of 10.

Last Updated: March 2019