Phoenix Metro April ridership breaks records

Posted on May 5, 2010

Phoenix Metro's light rail achieved record ridership in April with the most riders in one month, in one day and the highest average weekday ridership since the system's opening in December 2008.

Metro served 1,208,924 total riders in April 2010, resulting in an average weekday ridership of 44,932, average Saturday ridership of 34,533, and average Sunday and holiday ridership of 20,573. These numbers break the previous record set in March 2010 that saw ridership of 1.16 million and an average weekday of 41,413.

2010 ridership is accelerating past totals achieved in 2009.

Metro also received its highest ridership day on record with 55,679 riders on Monday, April 5, 2010, the date of the Arizona Diamondbacks 2010 season home opener.

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