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Super Bowl contributes to record Valley Metro ridership

Transit service to events included multiple layers of strategic activity to ensure success, including five days of enhanced light rail service to support rider demand and special bus service to and from outlying park-and-rides to provide added transit options.  

From tee to green: SEPTA service an ace for U.S. Open spectators

How does a town handle a daily influx of 25,000 spectators all headed to the USGA’s 2013 U.S. Open? With streets surrounding the venue closed to traffic and no on-site parking, Ardmore, Penn. - a suburb of Philadelphia and home of Merion Golf Club -had a major ally to help move the masses — the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

MARTA's rail ridership up over 4-day span

In addition to the NCAA college basketball tournament, the system was also the transportation choice for thousands of others who flocked into the city to attend free concerts and to watch the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Hawks who were playing home games.