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Bus Program Operating Costs TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE July 2, 2003 Overview Handout #1 “Transit Operating Costs” Operating environment Bus/DAR operations funding components Cost components/allocations Capital Costs Handout #2 “Performance Management Analysis System”

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Bus Program Operating Costs

TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE

July 2, 2003


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Overview

Handout #1 “Transit Operating Costs”

  • Operating environment

  • Bus/DAR operations funding components

  • Cost components/allocations

  • Capital Costs

    Handout #2 “Performance Management Analysis System”

  • Valley Metro system performance FY2002


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Valley Metro Service(Handout #1)

  • Predominately “contracted” environment

  • Bus service is provided by 5 different entities under the umbrella of the Valley Metro identity

  • Bus service provides over 50 million trips and more than 30 million miles of service annually

  • DAR service is offered by 9 different entities

  • DAR services provides 1 million trips annually

  • Bus and DAR service cost components are similar


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Valley Metro Service Funding($Millions)(2002)

Operations

  • RARF: $ 5.4

  • City General Funds$29.3

  • Dedicated Sales Taxes$49.5

  • LTAF$13.9

  • Farebox$27.6

  • Other$ 7.6

    Total $133.3


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Gross Op. Net Op.Farebox Rev. CostsCosts/ %

Bus $106.2$ 81.8$24.4 / 23.0%

Circ/Shut $3.6 / .3%

DAR $ 21.5$20.3$ 1.3 / 6.0%

Van Pool $ 2.0 $ 1.9 $ .1 /96.4%

Service Costs($Millions)(2002)


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Cost Components

  • Labor: Includes all driver, mechanic, supervisor, management (no city or agency staff is included)

  • Benefits: All insurance, worker’s comp, vacation, holidays, retirement, other benefits offered

  • Outside Services: subcontracted services, including some maintenance repair

  • Fuel/Parts/Supplies: All vehicle fuel for revenue/non-revenue vehicles, and vehicle repair parts and supplies.

  • Utilities: Electricity, water, gas, other misc. utility charges


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Cost Components (Cont.)

  • Insurance: Liability, property damage, other insurance coverage

  • Licensing/Taxes: Licensing and fees for non-revenue vehicles supplied by the contractor, property and other taxes

  • Miscellaneous Expense: Travel, amortized startup expenses, other misc.

  • Equipment/Rentals/Leases: Facilities, equipment, and other related items

  • Allocations/Profit: Corporate allocations and profits, where appropriate (no city or agency allocations are included)


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Operating Cost %’s

Category%

  • Labor: 50.6

  • Benefits: 22.5

  • Outside Services: 2.1

  • Fuel/Parts/Supplies:15.1

  • Utilities: 1.2

  • Insurance: 2.5

  • Licensing/Taxes: 0.3

  • Miscellaneous Expense: 1.1

  • Equipment/Rentals/Leases: 2.0

  • Allocations/Profit: 2.5


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Capital Funds

  • Formula funds (FTA Section 5307) -- 17% or 20% match. Rolling stock, associated capital maintenance, capital cost of contracting, maintenance of existing facilities, and other capital purchases.

  • Discretionary funds (FTA Section 5309) - usually 50%-50% match. Competitive, requested at higher local matching levels, facilities construction, buses, LRT.

  • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) and Surface Transportation Program (STP) flexible funds -- 5.7%, and/or 0%. Rolling stock, Park-n-Rides, and LRT design/ administration are typically funded in this program.


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M/O-Capital Split

M/O $Capital $

  • Local/Regional Bus Ops74%26%

  • BRT61%39%

  • Dial-a-Ride74%26%

  • LRT27%73%


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Performance Management Analysis System(Handout #2)

  • System Summary

    • Fixed Route

    • Shuttle/Circulator

    • Dial-a-Ride

    • Van Pool

  • Operating and Capital Components

  • Ratings

    • Effectiveness

    • Efficiency


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Jim Dickey, Deputy Executive Director

Valley Metro/RPTA

[email protected]

Phone: (602) 495 0585

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