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  1. Bus Program Operating Costs TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE July 2, 2003

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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)

  6. 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

  7. 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)

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. M/O-Capital Split M/O $Capital $ • Local/Regional Bus Ops 74% 26% • BRT 61% 39% • Dial-a-Ride 74% 26% • LRT 27% 73%

  11. Performance Management Analysis System(Handout #2) • System Summary • Fixed Route • Shuttle/Circulator • Dial-a-Ride • Van Pool • Operating and Capital Components • Ratings • Effectiveness • Efficiency

  12. Jim Dickey, Deputy Executive Director Valley Metro/RPTA jdickey@valleymetro.org Phone: (602) 495 0585 ForMore Information: