Tube Times Index Compiled by Andrea Dudrow

  1. Vehicle miles traveled on all roads in San Francisco and Oakland in 1982: 52 million
  2. Vehicle miles traveled on all roads in San Francisco and Oakland in 1999: 85 million
  3. Percentage of driving occurring during congested times in San Francisco and Oakland in 1982: 43 percent
  4. Percentage of driving occurring during congested times in San Francisco and Oakland in 1999: 50 percent
  5. Percent growth in Caltrain ridership between 1999 and 2000: 14.8 percent
  6. Percent growth in BART ridership between 1999 and 2000: 12.8 percent
  7. Of 29 major transportation systems in California, number that experienced growth in use between 1999 and 2000: 25
  8. Number of pedestrians killed in San Francisco in 2000: 32
  9. Number of pedestrians injured on Market Street between 5th and Van Ness from 1995 to 1999: 147
  10. Number of pedestrians killed in the same stretch of Market Street in the same block of time: 3
  11. Maximum criminal penalty against a truck driver who, after a fight with a cyclist, ran over him, killing him: 1 year
  12. Maximum criminal penalty against two Marin County mountain bikers building trails for riding mountain bikes on public land: 15 years

Sources: 1-4, Texas Transportation Institute; 5-7, Surface Transportation Policy Project; 8-10, San Francisco Department of Parking and Traffic; 11, 12, San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 2001