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Metro Ridership Statistics are posted monthly on Metro.net. Rail ridership statistics reflect a rolling six month average.

Systemwide Bus/Rail Ridership   June 2014   June 2013   June  2012 
Average Weekday Boardings 1,411,512
1,468,410 1,486,882
Average Saturday Boardings 952,726 994,143 981,041
Average Sunday / Holiday Boardings 734,582 734,699 736,309
Total Calendar Month Boardings 37,125,554 38,012,410 39,074,954

Metro Buses

Bus Stops 15,967
Square Miles in Service Area 1,433
Number of Bus Routes 170
Total Metro Bus Fleet 2,228
Buses leased to contractors to provide service on Metro routes (Included in total) 173

 

Systemwide Bus Ridership
  June 2014   June 2013  June 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,061,393 1,107,543 1,123,977
Average Saturday Boardings 720,761 765,739 771,183
Average Sunday / Holiday Boardings 556,780 568,430 572,376
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,956,197 28,821,713 29,748,939

Metro Rail

Stations  80
Miles of Service  87
Number of Lines  4 Light Rail, 2 Subway

 

Systemwide Rail Ridership 
  June 2014   June 2013   June 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 350,119 360,867 362,904
Average Saturday Boardings 231,965 228,404 209,858
Average Sunday / Holiday Boardings 177,802 166,269 163,934
Total Calendar Month Boardings 9,169,357 9,190,697 9,326,015

Metro Rail and Transitways

Statistics:
Estimates, as of May 2014
Metro 
Blue 
Line
Metro 
Red/Purple
Lines
Metro 
Green 
Line
Metro 
Gold 
Line
Metro
Orange 
Line
Metro
Silver
Line
Metro
Expo
Line
Opened 1990       1993
MacArthur Park, 1993; Wilshire/ Western, 1996; Hollywood, 1999; North Hollywood, 
2000
1995       2003 Eastside Extension, 
2009
2005 Extension from Canoga Park to Chatsworth, 
2012
2009   South Bay and El Monte via Downtown Los Angeles 
2012      
Average Weekday Boardings 87,206 149,456 40,587 41,839
25,873 13,411 31,031
Average Saturday Boardings 56,113 99,993 23,888 28,219 16,922 5,896 23,752
Average Sunday / Holiday Boardings  45,075 75,773 18,021 24,336 12,976 4,439 14,597
Total Annual Boardings FY2014 25.1million
45.8 million 12.5 million
10.7 million  6.9 million
 6.5 million
7.9 million
Miles 22 17.4 20 19.7 18       n/a
8.6
Type Light Rail Subway/Subway Light Rail  Light Rail  Transitway Transitway Light Rail 
Stations 22 (inc. 3 shared) 16
(inc. 6 shared)
14 (inc. 1 shared) 21
(inc. 1 shared)
18
n/a
10
n/a
10 
(inc. 2 shared)
Number of rail cars/buses on route  69 104 34 43 30  41 18
Construction Cost
$877 million $4.5 
billion
$718 million $1.8 
billion
$484 
million
 $587 million
$930
million 
HOV - Carpool Lanes
Length in miles 219
Lane miles in both directions 539
Metro funds programmed for HOV Lanes since 1991 $2.7 billion
Metro funds the development of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) or Carpool Lanes in cooperation with Caltrans.
Metro Freeway Service Patrol
Number of Tow Trucks on Patrol 152
Annual Budget $28 million
Number of Freeway Miles Served 475
Number of Tow Truck Beats 39
Average Number of Motorists Assisted per Month 25,000
Number of Motorists Assisted Annually 300,000
Metro-Funded Bikeways
Bike Routes   64 miles
Bike Lanes   107 miles
Bike Paths   117 miles

Metro Personnel

Operations
Operators
Includes full & part-time bus & rail Operators. Metro Bus/Rail Operators are members of the United Transportation Union (UTU)
4,448
Mechanics and Maintenance
Metro Mechanics are members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
2,230
Clerks
Most Metro Clerks are members of the Transportation Communications Union (TCU)
728
Bus and Rail Transportation and Maintenance Supervisors
Members are with The American Federation of State, County and municipal Employees union (AFSCME)
672
Security Guards
Metro Security Guards are members of Teamsters Union
73
Metro Full-Time Staff
Represented Employees 8,151
Non-represented Employees 1,151
Total full-time staff 9,302
Metro Security/Transit Police 
Under contract with Metro, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD) provides security along the entire Metro bus and rail network in cooperation with Metro's own Transit Police Force.
 

FY 2014 Budget

Resources In Millions
Passenger Fares $345.1
Prop A – Cent Sales Tax $708.4
Prop C – Cent Sales Tax $708.4
Measure R - Sales Tax $708.4
Federal Grants $553.4
State Grants $1,081.7
Bond Proceeds $778.1
Other Local Revenue

$111.8

Total Resources

$4,995.3

Expenses  

In Millions 
Bus Operations $976.3
Rail Operations $346.4
Regional Activities $22.2
Measure R Capital $1,238.0
Deferred Maintenance Capital  $258.3
Safety and Security Capital  $36.7
Infratsructure Improvement Capital $69.7
Highway Programs  $445.6
Regional Subsidy Programs  $1,069.1
Congestion Management  $72.1
General Planning & Programs  $128.3
Debt Service  $332.5


Total Expenses $4,995.3

 

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Other actions taken by the Board of Directors today, including motion on Orange Line upgrades
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 3:38 pm
Other actions taken by the Metro Board at their meeting today: •The Board approved a motion by Board Members Paul Krekorian, Eric Garcetti, Michael Antonovich, Zev Yaroslavsky, John Fasana and Ara ...
Metro Board approves $1.6-billion contract to construct first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 12:06 pm
View this document on Scribd After a long discussion, the Metro Board of Directors voted 9 to 3 to approve a $1.6-billion contract with Skanska, Traylor and Shea, a Joint Venture (STS), on ...
Service alert: potential delays to bus and rail riders due to President Obama’s visit
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 11:27 am
President Barack Obama’s visit to Los Angeles continues today. There will likely be delays for Metro bus and train riders. As per usual and due to security concerns, we can only release ...
Crenshaw Boulevard businesses are open during construction
Posted by Anna Chen on July 24, 2014 11:04 am
The corner of Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard. While the sidewalk is closed due to construction, businesses remain open – just use the rear entrance. Photo: Anna Chen/Metro Construction ...
In remarks, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti outlines his goals as Metro Board Chair
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 9:52 am
Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti delivering his remarks on Thursday morning. Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro. As noted earlier, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the Chair of the ...
Transportation headlines, Wednesday, July 23
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 23, 2014 12:05 pm
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Motorists and the general public have options for accessing LAX during Century Crunch, July 25-28
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 23, 2014 10:34 am
  This is it, folks. The intersection of Aviation and Century boulevards closes tonight at 9 p.m. and will remain closed until 6 a.m. Monday in order to demolish an old railroad bridge to make ...
UPDATE: Blue and Expo Lines resume normal service
Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on July 23, 2014 7:28 am
7:37 a.m.:The Blue and Expo Lines are resuming normal service. The earlier disabled train has been cleared and bus shuttles have been cancelled. Metro thanks you for your understanding and ...
Service Advisory: Blue Line to run every 40 min between DTLA-Willowbrook, Wednesday night after 8 p.m.
Posted by Lily Allen on July 22, 2014 6:01 pm
This Wednesday night after 8 p.m., the Metro Blue Line will run every 40 minutes between 7th Street/Metro Center and Willowbrook Station due to essential track maintenance that is part of the ongoing ...
Two-week closure of 14th Street/Colorado in SaMo begins tonight for Expo rail installation
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 21, 2014 4:39 pm
Here is the construction notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the Measure R-funded extension between downtown Santa Monica and Culver City:

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