May 7, 2013
Transit agency leaders answered this question and whether their systems are seeing an overall boost in ridership this year.
May 3, 2013
Nearly 15.7 million boardings were recorded, a 5% increase from last year, which was reinforced by 26 consecutive months of month-to-month ridership increases. Revenue from customers was 6% higher this year as compared to last year. Growth took off with the introduction of the agency’s new BRT system.
April 8, 2013
In 2010, a similar busing initiative called the E-Bus was shut down because of a lack of participation.
April 4, 2013
The free ride program, which will cost the city some $16 million annually in lost ticket sales, has surpassed expectations, with ridership up 10%.
Albany’s CDTA BusPlus ridership represents 10% of the more than 15.5 million trips taken on the system during the 2013 fiscal year, and the total boardings represent its highest ridership in more than 20 years.
March 4, 2013
Weekend passengers aiming to travel to Manhattan endured long lines waiting to book tickets on competitor bus services, with many selling out.
January 10, 2013
Community Transit’s draft six-year Transit Development Plan for 2013-18 calls for the increase by 2017, while adding no significant new service growth.
January 2, 2013
Boasts a consistent on-time performance of better than 97%, a customer satisfaction rating of 93% and annual ridership of about 84 million. In 1983 system-wide on-time performance was hovering at 80.5% and annual ridership was 42 million and dropping.
December 18, 2012
New data shows that 37.5% of D.C. residents use public transit to get to work, compared to 33.2% in 1999.
November 19, 2012
The Go-Pass and U-Pass programs experienced more than 1.3 million student boardings this fiscal year. To celebrate, the agency is giving away iPads to a student from Riverside City College and another from Moreno Valley College.
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