Introduction

The fiscal year 2001 Statistical Summaries presents selected analyzed data on the distribution and use of the following programs administered by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA):

The total amount obligated for these programs in FY 2001 was $7.3 billion, which is $0.4 billion (or 5%) lower than the previous fiscal year. About 92 percent was obligated under the two largest programs: Capital Program (35%) and Urbanized Area Formula Program (57%). Of the total $7.3 billion, 91% was programmed for capital; 6% for operating; and 3% for planning. Within the total capital obligations of $6.6 billion, 45% was used for Bus, 36% for Fixed Guideway, and 19% for New Starts. In FY 2001, FTA funded the purchase of 9,571 motor vehicles, or 2,293 (19%) fewer than in FY 2000. The dollar amount obligated for motor vehicle purchases was $1.1 billion. The purchase of 1,470 rail cars was funded with $277.1 million. Bus and rail rolling stock rehabilitation totaled $46.0 million and $214.6 million, respectively. Obligations for bus preventive maintenance were $723.8 million; rail, $151.1 million. Overall preventive maintenance obligations increased by 24% compared to FY 2000.