Track miles of the seven largest U.S. rail transit agencies

The ranking shows the track miles of the seven largest U.S. rail transit agencies in 2006. In that year, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) was on position 5 of the ranking with 288 documented track miles.

Track miles of the seven largest U.S. rail transit agencies* in 2006

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Source

Release date

April 2009

Region

United States

Survey time period

2006

Supplementary notes

* The seven rail agencies included in this statistic were selected based on an analysis of National Transit Database (NTD) records of ridership of U.S. rail transit agencies operating commuter rail, heavy rail and light rail systems. The rail transit agencies with the largest total rail ridership were then selected:
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
** Includes New York City Transit (NYCT), Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Metro-North Railroad (MNCR).

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