Change in Los Angeles Public Transport
Ridership & Spending
Since Proposition A Tax Increase (1982)

Change Since Proposition A

Change in Annual Spending 1982-1995 (1995$) $370 Million +59%
Cumulative Change in Spending (1995$) $3.4 BillionNA
Change in Annual Ridership -44 Million Passenger Miles -2.8%
1982 Modes: Motor Bus (SCRTD)
1995 Modes: Motor Bus, Light Rail, & Metro (LACMTA) and Commuter Rail (SCCRA)
The "Proposition A" tax increase was effective July 1, 1982
Financial data includes only amounts reported to the Federal Transit Administration

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