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Used Transit Bus Market Experiencing Growth Momentum in the United States, 2015

Used Transit Bus Market Experiencing Growth Momentum in the United States, 2015

Transit buses in the US have a minimum useful life of 12 years or 500,000 miles. On an average, nearly 2,200 units of transit buses retire from service and only about 1,800 units of these buses enter the used transit bus market annually. This Frost & Sullivan research service studies the used transit bus market of US. Frost & Sullivan's experts analyze thoroughly the potential growth opportunities in the market, discuss the application, and export markets where these used buses are put into use. It also provides an in-depth analysis of retirement age, depreciation model, sales price, and life cycle cost to name a few.


  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary-Key Findings
    • Executive Summary-US Used Transit Buses Overview
    • Executive Summary-US Transit Buses Opportunities Post Retirement
    • Executive Summary-US Used Transit Buses Targeted Export Markets
    • Executive Summary-Expected Lifespan of Components
    • Executive Summary-Top 5 Growth Opportunities
  • Research Scope, Objectives, and Methodology
    • Research Scope, Aims and Objectives
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Research Background
    • Research Methodology
    • Partial List of Participants in this Study
  • Definition and Segmentation
    • Definition
    • Segmentation
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Segmentation, US, 2015
  • Overview of the US Used Transit Bus Market
    • Key Highlights of the US Transit Bus Market
    • US Used Transit Buses Overview
    • US Transit Buses End of Useful Life Analysis
    • US Transit Buses End of Useful Life Options
    • US Transit Bus Market Trends
    • US Regulations Governing Transit Bus Market
    • Key Trends Related to the US Used Transit Buses
    • Regulations, Legislation, Policies to Export Used Transit Bus
  • Key Indicators of Used Transit Bus Market in US
    • Key Indicators of Buses Retiring from Transit Bus Fleet
    • Key Indicators of Buses Entering Used Transit Bus Market
    • US Used Bus Market (Export) Trends
    • Post-Retirement US Transit Bus Opportunities
    • Various Applications for Used Transit Buses
    • US Used Transit Buses-Targeted Export Markets
    • Companies Doing Used Transit Bus Sales in US
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Companies Doing Used Transit Bus Sales, US, 2015
    • US Used Transit Bus Market-Export Details
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Export Details, US, 2011-2015
  • Pricing and Business Model Analysis of Used Transit Bus in the US
    • Useful Life of Transit Buses in the US-Annual/Cumulative Mileage
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Companies Doing Used Transit Bus Sales, US, 2015
    • Operations of Transit Buses in Use (Average Hours/Bus/Day)
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Operations of Transit Buses, US, 2015
    • Useful Life of Transit Buses-Price Depreciation Analysis
      • Table Used Transit Bus Market: Price Depreciation Analysis, US, 2015
    • Price Curve Analysis
    • Expected Lifespan of Components in a 12-year Old Transit Bus in US
  • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
    • Key Conclusions
    • Top 5 Growth Opportunities
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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