News Tagged With: ridership-growth
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July 3, 2014

Arlington Transit claims success in first year

City officials had initially hoped the Metro Arlington Xpress would provide an average of 250 trips per day each month. They’ve exceeded that goal every month this year, peaking in mid-June at more than 400 trips per day.


May 23, 2014

As demand grows, B.C. paratransit looks to expand fleet

The transit system conducted a transportation service review that identified the need for a third handyDART service bus to meet the needs of seniors. The City of Powell River mayor said the service may need a fourth vehicle to meet demand.


March 10, 2014

Mass. senior shuttle to pilot ridership data program

The van service, which started as a volunteer program with a personal van about 10 years ago, has transformed into a collaboration with the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority that includes two minibuses and professional drivers.


February 24, 2014

Texas paratransit improves with Routematch tech

The agency has experienced greater cost savings, increased ridership and passengers per revenue mile, as well as a reduction in no-shows.


February 19, 2014

Houston Metro rail line ridership exceeds projections

Since its launch in December, the North Line has surpassed ridership projections by 62%. In January, its first full month of service, the rail line averaged 4,200 weekday boardings, 1,600 more than what is forecasted to be the average daily ridership by the end of the 2014 fiscal year.


February 5, 2014

TriMet WES rail marks 5th anniversary, sees ridership climb

Riders have taken more than 1.9 million trips on the commuter line since it opened in 2009. Ridership has climbed each year reaching more than 476,000 in 2013.


December 23, 2013

Texas city's first bus service meeting early ridership goals

The two-year pilot program, Metro ArlingtonXpress, has been logging about 250 passenger trips a day since it opened in August 2013.


November 19, 2013

As Kansas transit struggles, improvements may cost $25M

Wichita Transit has raised fares and cut service to stay afloat as demand for the system increases. Riders are calling for improvements such as more frequent rush-hour service, and longer operating hours, but those may cost about twice the agency’s current budget to implement.


November 12, 2013

Cleveland RTA ridership growth spurs expansion plans

Leading the ridership spurt, is the Red Line rapid, which is largely because of an increase in workers riding downtown from the West Side, he said. Passenger counts also continue to build on the $200 million HealthLine BRT system, that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week.


November 6, 2013

Amtrak targets multicultural travelers with new sites

While Amtrak’s main website is a travel-planning resource for all travelers, the new microsites are culturally focused that host the unique, original multicultural voices of a rotating set of featured bloggers.


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