Table 12 (revised)

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FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

TABLE 12

FY 2001 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
50,000-199,000 in population : 9.32% of available Section 5307 funds
(Apportioned to Governors)
    50% apportioned based on population
 
    50% apportioned based on population x population density
   
200,000 and greater in population: 90.68% of available Section 5307 funds
(Apportioned to UZAs)
    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.