METRO’s commitment to financial transparency goes beyond monthly
Board/Committee meetings and is reflected by the type, quality and location
of financial information, including awards, reported on METRO’s Web
page. Financial reporting awards include the certificate of achievement
for excellence in financial reporting for METRO’s comprehensive annual
financial report for 25 consecutive years and six consecutive years
for METRO’s two defined benefit pension plans. In addition, METRO has
earned the highest grade available from the Texas Controller Leadership
Circle program on transparency for the past seven years.
Detail financial information is located under the various tabs on
The following summarized financial information is
for the most recently completed fiscal year of October 1, 2016 - September
30, 2017. Revenues are recognized when earned and expenses are recognized
at the time the liability is incurred.
The per capita numbers are calculated based on transit boarding count
of 90.0 million.
Revenues and Expenditures per Capita, Fiscal Year 2017
||Fiscal Year 2017 (In Millions)
|Total Revenues (including sales tax; excluding capital grants)
|Total Expenditures (including depreciation; excluding capital expenditure)
|Total Sales Tax Revenue
Fiscal year 2017 full-time equivalent positions - 3,956
Chart shows Revenues and Expenditures per Capita, Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017
||Revenues per Capita
||Expenditures per Capita
*Revenues and expenditures in above chart exclude capital grants
and capital expenditures.
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Sales Tax Revenue, Fiscal 2013 - 2017
||Sales Tax Revenue (in millions)
*ABOUT OUR REGISTER DATA: You can view METRO’s register
data several ways. Choose the month you wish to view, and then sort
on any of the available columns, by clicking on the heading of that
column. You can also download an Excel spreadsheet of the data that
can be used to calculate monthly totals.