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Regional Transit Facts & Figures (1)

System Quick Facts
Metropolitan Population 2.1 million         
Service Area 418 sq. miles         
Employees 1,138 [as of March 2008]         
Passenger Miles 133.4 million         
Ridership (Boarding Passengers/Year) 32 million         
Bus Annual Passenger Trips FY 07  --  17.5 million         
Light Rail Annual Passenger Trips 14.5 million         
Operating Costs $147.7 million         
Percentage of Operating Expenses Funded by:

Federal Assistance

15%         

State Sales Taxes

29%         

Local Sales Taxes

29%         

Fare Receipts

21%         

Other sources

6%         
RT Board Members 11         

Sacramento City Council

4         

Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

3         
      Elk Grove City Council 1         
      Citrus Heights City Council  1         
      Rancho Cordova City Council 1         
      Folsom City Council  1         

 

Significant Dates                                       Back to top
1971 RT was created by the California State Legislature.
1973 RT took over Sacramento Transit Authority.
1987 Light Rail began operation.
1993 RT began operating CNG fueled buses.
1998 First light rail extension to Mather Field/Mills station began operation.
2003 6.3-mile South Corridor extension began operation.
2004 Extension of Folsom Corridor to Sunrise began operation.
2005 Folsom Corridor 10.7-mile extension begins operation.
2006 Folsom Corridor 10.7-mile extension to Sacramento Valley/Amtrak Station began operation.

 

Bus Operations                                          Back to top
Vehicle Fleet (February 2008)
40 foot CNG 233
31 foot CNG 15
Replica Streetcars CNG 8
Shuttle Vans 16
Total 272

Routes (April 2006)
All-Day

53

Peak Period

11

Supplemental Services 20
Community Bus Service 9
Total

93

Bus Stops

3,674

Average Weekday Passenger Trips

57,725

Annual Miles Operated

9,069,903

 
 Busiest Routes

Avg. Weekday Boardings

#51 Broadway/Stockton 3,750
#81 Florin/65th 3,400
#67/68 Florin/Arden 3,300

 

Light Rail Operations                                 Back to top
Vehicles 76
Light Rail Track 37.4 miles
Stations           (February 08) 47
Transfer Centers 26
Park-and-Ride Lots 18
Parking Spaces                   (February 08) 7,379
Average Weekday Passenger Trips 51,000
Annual Train miles Operated     (February 08) 1.7 million
Watt/I-80 to Meadowview Run Time 48 minutes
Historic Folsom to
St. Rose of Lima Park Run Time
50 minutes
Busiest Stations

Avg. Weekday On & Offs

16th Street 4,800
Meadowview 3,000
St. Rose of Lima Park 2,800

 

Customer Service Center        (February 08)      Back to top
Annual Calls Answered

709,437

Average Calls Per Month

59,120

Annual Photo ID Cards Prepared

25,866

Complaints & Commendations

2,051

 

Paratransit                                                   Back to top
Service for people with disabilities who cannot use RT buses and light rail service.
Annual Passenger Trips Provided

309,219        

Average Weekday Passenger Trips Scheduled

1,627        

Annual Service Miles Provided

2,798,463        

Annual Vehicle Service Hours

107,733        

Buses

100        

 

Telephone Information                                   Back to top
Main Office 321-2800 Weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lost and Found 321-2877 Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
24-hour TeleTransit line 321-BUSS Recorded information
Telephone Info Center 321-BUSS
TDD 483-HEAR

1. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are from RT's fiscal year 2007.

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