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BUDGETS: 2020 BUDGETS COMPARED TO 2019

How does your anticipated 2020 budget,
both operating and capital, compare to 2019?
61.65%

Slightly higher

61.65%

10.53%
SlightlySlightly
lower higher
Slightly lower
10.53% 10.53%
Significantly higher
Slightly
higher higher
Significantly
6.02%10.53%
Significantly lower
10.53%
Slightly
lower
6.02%
Significantly lower
11.28%
Flat year-over-year
10.53% 11.28%
Significantly
higher
Flat year-over-year

61.65%

75% of respondents
operating in a rural area
located in the Midwest/Plains
and Mountain regions said
their budgets were slightly
higher in 2020.
73% of respondents
operating in a large urban
area61.65%
in the Pacific region
said their budgets were
either slightly higher or
significantly higher in 2020.

Budget funding sources*

6.02%
Significantly lower
Fare
State or
Non-fare
Federal
Municipal Revenue 61.65%
Slightly higher
provincial
Revenue
Slightly higher
11.28%
Fare
State or
Non-fare
Flat year-over-year
Large
urbanized
Federal
Municipal Revenue Revenue
provincial
10.53% 32%
Slightly
lower area
37% 10.53%25%
27%
16%
Slightly lower
(population ≥ 1 million)
Large urbanized area
37%
25%Fare
27%
32%
Significantly higher
State or 10.53%
Non-fare 16%
higher
(population 10.53%
≥ 1Significantly
million)
Federal
Municipal Revenue Revenue
provincial
Medium urbanized area
24%
30%
16%
18%
33%
6.02%
Significantly
lower
6.02%
lower
(population
≥ 200,000
but ≤ 1 million)
Large
urbanized
area Significantly
Medium
urbanized
area
18%
33% 37% 24% 25%30% 27%16% 16%
32%
(population
≥ 1 million)
Flat year-over-year
(population
≥ 200,000
but11.28%
≤ 1Flat
million)
11.28%
year-over-year
Small urbanized area
More than 78% of
28%
24%
12%
25%
33%
(population ≥ 50,000 but ≤ 200,000)
Small
urbanized
area
Medium urbanized area
respondents operating in a
30%
16%
18%
33%
28%
24%
12%
25%
33%
50,000
but ≤ 200,000)
FareState
State24%
or
Non-fare
(population(population
≥ 200,000 ≥
but
≤ 1 million)
Fare
or
Non-fare
Federal33%
Municipal
Revenue
provincial
Revenue
Federal 6% provincial
Municipal Revenuemedium
20%
32%
29%
Revenue urban area report
Rural
Small
urbanized
area
Large urbanized area
2020
budgets that are slightly
Large
urbanized
area 20%25%
32%27% 6%
29%
33%
24%
25%16%
33%
Rural
37%28%
32%
(population
≥ 50,000
200,000) answers
*Value
represents
average
ofmillion)
all≤respondents
within a category;
total will not add
to 100 12%
37%
25%
27%
16%
32%
(population
≥ 1but
(population ≥ 1 million)
Large
Medium
Small
Rural
Medium urbanized area
32% 16%
6% 29%
33%
Rural
Medium
urbanized
area
24%20%
30%
33%
Large
Medium
Small 64.29%
24%
30% Rural 16%
33% 51.72% 18%
Slightly higher
56.25%
73.82%
*Value represents average of all respondents answers within a category; total will not add to 100

2020 budget by size of operating area
(population ≥ 200,000 but ≤ 1 million)

or significantly higher.

18%

More than 16% of

Slightly higher
56.25%
73.82%
51.72%
64.29%
Small urbanized
Slightlyarea
lower Small urbanized area
respondents operating in a
28%
24%
12%
25%
33%
Large
Medium
Small
Rural
(population ≥ 50,000 but ≤ 200,000)
28%
24%
12%
25%
33%
(population
≥ 50,000 but ≤ 200,000)
Slightly
lower
large urban area report 2020
Significantly
Slightly higher
higher
56.25%
73.82%
51.72%
64.29%
budgets that are slightly
Significantly
20% Rural32% 33%
6% 29%
33%
Rural higher
20%
32%
6% 29%
Significantly
Slightly lower
lower
lower or flat year-over-year.
*Value represents average of all respondents
answers
within average
a category;
will not add
to 100within a category; total will not add to 100
*Value
represents
of alltotal
respondents
answers
Significantly
lower
Flat
year-over-year
Significantly higher
Large
Medium
Small
Rural
Large
Medium
Small
Rural
Flat year-over-year
Slightly higher
73.82%
51.72%
64.29%
Significantly
lower 56.25% Slightly higher
56.25%
73.82%
51.72%
64.29%
*Value represents average of all respondents answers within a category; total will not add to 100

Slightly
lower
Flat
year-over-year

Slightly lower
7.52%
Additional staff
15.79%
3.76% Significantly
Significantly higher
Other higher
Communication
7.52%
Additional
staff
15.79%
Additional vehicles 9.77%
Other
system 3.76%
Significantly lower
Communication
Significantly lower
State
of
Good
Additional
vehicles
9.77%
system
WHERE IS INVESTMENT
NEEDED?
7.52%
17.29%
Repair
backlog
7.52%
Additional
staff
Stations/ 3.76% Flat year-over-year
15.79%
Flat year-over-year
State
of Good
Other
7.52%
17.29%
Safety and security features
stops
Repair backlog
Communication
3.76%
Stations/
Additional
vehicles
(driver barriers
in buses; cameras,
etc.)
9.77%
system
Safety and security features
stops
3.76%
43.61%
39.1%
Stateinof
Good
Additional or
expanded
service
(driver
barriers
buses;
cameras, etc.)
7.52%
17.29%
18.80%
Repair
backlog
Bus 43.61%
Stations/
39.1%
Additional
or
expanded
service
8.27%
Maintenance
(software,features
hardware)
Technology
fleet
Safety
and security
stops18.80%
3.76%
Bus
facilities
7.52%
Additional
staff
(driver barriers
in buses; cameras,
etc.) 15.79%
8.27%
Additional
staff
Maintenance
(software,
Technology
3.76%
fleet 7.52%
15.79%
3.76%
Other
6.02%
Otherhardware)
Other
facilities
Communication
43.61%
39.1%
Additional
or
expanded
service
A selection
of "other"
Communication
2.26%
Additional
vehicles
6.02%
9.77%
Additional
vehicles
Other
system
18.80%
9.77%
system
Busresponses to the
Rail
2.26%
8.27%
State
of Good
Maintenance
(software,
hardware)
Technology
fleet
State of Good
signaling
7.52%
17.29%
7.52%
State
of
Good
Repair
Rail
17.29%
Repair backlog
facilities
Repair backlog
Stations/
system
7.52% Stations/
6.02%
Other
backlogSafety
question:
and
security
features
stops signaling
9.02%
Safety3.76%
and security features
stops
Rail
3.76%
2.26%system
7.52%
(driver barriers in buses; cameras, etc.)
Rail fleet
(driver barriers in buses; cameras, etc.)
infrastructure
9.02% * All of the above.
Rail
Rail
43.61%
39.1%
(rail, crossties, etc.)
Additional
or 43.61%
expanded service
* More
operational
39.1%
Additional or expanded service
Rail fleet
signaling
18.80%system infrastructure
Bus
(rail,
crossties,18.80%
etc.) Bus
hours
and
a
fleet
7.52%
8.27%
Maintenance
(software, hardware)
Technology
fleet
8.27%
Maintenance
(software, hardware)
Technology
fleet
9.02%
Rail
to match.
facilities
Rail fleet
infrastructure facilities
6.02%
Other
6.02%
Other
* Dispatch Program
2.26% (rail, crossties, etc.)
2.26%
*
Tunnels
Rail
Rail
Half of the "other" responses to where unlimited
signaling
* Technology
signaling
system
system
7.52%
investment would be applied involved integration of
7.52%
9.02%
Rail
9.02%
Rail
Rail
fleet
zero-emission vehicles, their supporting infrastructure
infrastructure
Rail fleet
infrastructure

STATE OF GOOD REPAIR:

Regarding the State of Good Repair backlog, what area of your If provided an unlimited budget, in which of the options
below would your transit agency invest the most?
transit system requires the most immediate investment?

(rail, crossties, etc.)

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(rail, crossties, etc.)

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