May 6, 2013
Ridership has slowly grown from just over eight million in 2009 to 10.2 million in 2012, with that growth continuing or holding reasonably steady over the first few months of 2013.
April 16, 2013
The agency started with 35 staffers. Today, it takes 191 full- and part-time employees to help operate regional bus, vanpool, paratransit, planning, customer service, marketing, public affairs and sustainable transportation services. Ridership for the first year averaged 500 daily compared with 7,000 daily last month.
April 9, 2013
Was the single best month ever in the history of the service. October, December and January each set individual monthly records as well.
March 11, 2013
Report finds 10.5 billion trips, the second highest ridership since 1957, equals 154 million more trips than the previous year.
March 4, 2013
To help residents who’ve never tried transit get their first bus experience, Lebanon Transit is offering a free round-trip bus pass for new riders, good on any bus route on any Tuesday from now until June 30.
February 26, 2013
The two-day agenda was set to focus on transit infrastructure, integrated mobility and innovation as well as long-term economic benefits of investing in transit in Canada.
February 19, 2013
Found that 43% of people from age 20 to 25 used only public transit to get to school or work in 2008, compared with just 36% in 1998. Study researchers say Montreal-area transit agencies could seize on the trend and make transit even more attractive to youth.
February 15, 2013
According to the Oshkosh Transit System’s (now GO Transit) monthly ridership reports, nearly 86,000 UW Oshkosh riders took the bus in 2011. In 2012, UW Oshkosh-based ridership surged like never before, resulting in an 18% annual increase.
February 7, 2013
Boost attributed to additional funding for improving routes and soaring fuel prices.
January 30, 2013
Ridership performance in 2012 follows an increase of 2.9% in 2011, making this one of the strongest two-year periods in CTA’s history.
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