Topic : ridership growth

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Estonian capital offers free public transit for all residents

Bus| 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%.

N.Y. BRT ridership continues growth

Bus| April 4, 2013
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.
Motorcoach| March 4, 2013

Service demand spikes for Fung Wah competitors

Weekend passengers aiming to travel to Manhattan endured long lines waiting to book tickets on competitor bus services, with many selling out.
Bus| January 10, 2013

Wash. agency aims for 25% ridership increase

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.
Rail| January 2, 2013

N.Y. MTA Metro-North Railroad turns 30

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.
Rail| December 18, 2012

D.C. Metro sees increase in ridership

New data shows that 37.5% of D.C. residents use public transit to get to work, compared to 33.2% in 1999.
University| November 19, 2012

Calif. RTA celebrates new record with giveaway

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.
Bus| October 25, 2012

N.D. bus ridership increase prompts study

After dramatic increases in adult ridership — 105% for the first nine months and 111% in just the last three months — the system plans to conduct a study to help it better serve its customers.
University| October 15, 2012

O-U Transit reaches ridership record

Ridership reached 81,964 passenger boardings — mostly represented by staff, faculty and students — which is a significant jump from the previous record of 55,428. The system plans to acquire three more used buses.
Accessibility| July 27, 2012

SEPTA named 'Outstanding Public Transit System'

GM Joseph M. Casey said the award is a testament to the hard work of the Authority's employees. Annual trips system-wide are up 32 million since 2007 - indicating success with initiatives to attract and retain new customers.

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