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Taipei: Operational efficiency of city bus during 2005-2017 [free access]

August 1, 2018

During 2005-2017, annual distance covered by buses decreased at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 3.04 per cent, whereas the annual ridership decreased at an AAGR of 2.22 per cent.

 

The following table provides information about the efficiency of city bus in Taipei City.

 

Table: Operation efficiency of city bus in Taipei City (2005-2017)

Year

No. of routes

Average no. of operating buses  per day

Bus km

Annual ridership (million passengers)

Average daily ridership (million passengers)

 Annual distance covered (million km)

 Average daily distance covered per bus  (km)

2005

284

3,805

256.72

184.83

612.68

1.68

2006

287

3,877

255.80

180.77

616.11

1..69

2007

292

3,848

250.97

178.71

625.09

1.71

2008

297

3,812

250.18

179.34

652.65

1.78

2009

306

3,747

248.82

181.95

643.71

1.76

2010

308

3,712

243.02

179.37

642.23

1.76

2011

307

3,746

236.06

172.64

623.35

1.71

2012

310

3,727

229.11

167.94

615.13

1.68

2013

306

3,591

220.25

168.04

589.46

1.62

2014

284

4,993

195.62

107.34

538.98

1.48

2015

285

3,203

184.17

157.55

480.68

1.32

2016

288

3,160

182.64

157.94

476.38

1.31

2017

286

3,163

180.34

156.19

475.53

1.30

Source: Department of Transportation, Taipei City Government