April 17, 2014
The monthly APTA Transit Savings Report examines how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.
March 20, 2014
CARTA is examining several transportation options, including bicycle parking, taxi services and future rail service. Officials are planning to add three electric buses to the city's fleet, make GoogleMaps available for trip planning, and possibly add bus routes to a job center.
March 10, 2014
In 2013, 10.7 billion trips were taken. It was the eighth year in a row that more than 10 billion trips were taken on public transportation systems nationwide, according to an APTA report.
February 26, 2014
Problems such as increased wait times for trains due to single track use, stemming from deteriorating conditions, caused a nearly 25% drop in ridership last year for the 30-year-old system.
February 7, 2014
Chicago Transit Authority gained passengers, while Metra and Pace experienced modest declines.
January 23, 2014
The Northstar Commuter Rail line had a particularly strong year, with ridership up more than 12%.
January 15, 2014
The agency is looking to increase A-train ridership by encouraging current and potential passengers to ride its commuter rail to avoid heavy traffic on I-35E for a hassle-free commute.
November 25, 2013
Over the past 10 years, ridership on the Pacific Surfliner, the second-busiest rail corridor in the nation, and the San Joaquin, the fifth-busiest, increased by nearly one million passengers, and ticket revenues skyrocketed from $44 million to $102 million.
November 7, 2013
The figure marks a 4% increase compared to the previous record total of 11,579,076 set last fiscal year.
October 17, 2013
The national increase for calendar years 2011 and 2012 was just under 4%. Along with the growing economy, several major initiatives by the agency coincided with this increase.
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