FY 2003 Apportionment Formula for Formula Program Table 12

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
TABLE 12


FY 2003 APPORTIONMENT FORMULA FOR FORMULA PROGRAM



Percent of Formula Funds Available

Section 5310: 2.4% States - allocated to states based on state's population of elderly and persons with disabilities
Section 5311: 6.37% Nonurbanized Areas - allocated to states based on state's nonurbanized area population
Section 5307: 91.23% Urbanized Areas (UZA)



UZA Population and Weighting Factors

50,000-199,999 in population:

(Apportioned to Governors)

    9.32% of available Section 5307 funds

      50% apportioned based on population
      50% apportioned based on population x population density



200,000 and greater in population:

(Apportioned to UZAs)

    90.68% of available Section 5307 funds

      33.29% (Fixed Guideway Tier*)

        95.61% (Non-incentive Portion of Tier)

          --- at least 0.75% to each UZA with commuter rail and pop. 750,000 or greater
          60% - fixed guideway revenue vehicle miles
          40% - fixed guideway route miles

        4.39% ("Incentive" Portion of Tier)

          -- at least 0.75% to each UZA with commuter rail and pop. 750,000 or greater
          -- fixed guideway passenger miles x fixed guideway passenger miles/operating cost


66.71% ("Bus" Tier)

      90.8% (Non-incentive Portion of Tier)

          73.39% for UZAs with population 1,000,000 or greater

            50% - bus revenue vehicle miles 25% - population 25% - population x population density

          26.61% for UZAs pop. <1,000,000

            50% - bus revenue vehicle miles 25% - population 25% - population x density

        9.2% ("Incentive" Portion of Tier)

          -- bus passenger miles x bus passenger miles/operating cost



*Includes all fixed guideway modes, such as heavy rail, commuter rail, light rail, trolleybus, aerial tramway, inclined plane, cable car, automated guideway transit, ferryboats, exclusive busways, and HOV lanes.