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Proterra bus sets record for most miles traveled

The battery-electric bus traveled more than 700 miles in 24 hours and recorded an average fuel economy of nearly 27 miles per gallon — nearly six times that of a diesel bus and seven times that of CNG, according to company officials.

Palm Tran ridership hits record

This is the fourth consecutive year that fixed-route ridership increased and the third consecutive year that new ridership records were set.

MBTA hits record ridership high of 1.35M

Set a record over its 47-year history, up from 1.34 million trips in 2008 on an average weekday. The agency attributed the increase to higher gas prices and employment numbers.

Amtrak sets ridership mark in FY2010

A year-over-year comparison of FY 2010 to FY 2009 shows total Amtrak ridership grew 5.7 percent, or about 1.55 million passengers, and all Amtrak business lines experienced growth including the Northeast Corridor (up 4.3 percent), long-distance trains (up 6.6 percent), and state-supported and other short-distance routes (up 6.5 percent).

Record Metro-North ridership, satisfaction numbers

In all, MNR provided 84,220,427 trips last year with 83,554,482 rides taken aboard its trains, representing a 3.9 percent increase compared to 2007, and includes ridership on the railroad's ferries and buses, which reached 665,945 in 2008, a one-year increase of 9 percent.