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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,077, 975 1,137,745 1,141,759
Average Saturday Boardings 688,814 738,877 737,193
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 515,888 544,200 551,674
Total Calendar Month Boardings 29,612,233 31,300,443 31,415,925

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus – Contract

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 54,203 56,115 48,503
Average Saturday Boardings 30,274 31,305 26,218
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 22,537 23,069 19,107
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,457,913 1,508,141 1,296,868

Bus - Systemwide

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,132,178 1,193,860 1,190,262
Average Saturday Boardings 719,088 770,182 763,411
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 538,425 567,269 570,781
Total Calendar Month Boardings 31,070,146 32,808,584 32,712,793

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 30,423 31,780 32,069
Average Saturday Boardings 16,313 18,395 19,396
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 12,763 14,061 14,140
Total Calendar Month Boardings 816,033 860,764 871,731

Silver Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 15,514 14,466 13,765
Average Saturday Boardings 6,330 5,986 5,235
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,434 3,874 3,782
Total Calendar Month Boardings 399,878 372,158 352,663

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 153,957 169,478 157,605
Average Saturday Boardings 100,697 113,742 97,768
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 86,859 69,070 84,308
Total Calendar Month Boardings 4,291,236 4,629,231 4,353,213

Blue Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 85,129 88,095 92,953
Average Saturday Boardings 57,399 60,339 63,619
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 47,236 46,897 62,213
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,376,495 2,455,117 2,641,237

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 31,362 27,603 21,382
Average Saturday Boardings 23,752 19,727 13,279
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,729 14,322 13,146
Total Calendar Month Boardings 883,260 771,069 597,496

Green Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 41,713 43,222 46,544
Average Saturday Boardings 24,573 29,948 28,022
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 18,046 19,173 17,964
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,129,865 1,190,586 1,254,462

Gold Line

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 44,891 43,923 42,417
Average Saturday Boardings 29,123 24,171 23,743
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 24,702 20,531 14,859
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,247,800 1,189,030 1,129,997

Bus - Systemwide

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,132,178 1,193,860 1,190,262
Average Saturday Boardings 719,088 770,182 763,411
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 538,425 567,269 570,781
Total Calendar Month Boardings 31,070,146 32,808,584 32,712,793

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 357,052 372,320 360,901
Average Saturday Boardings 235,543 247,926 226,432
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 193,571 169,993 192,490
Total Calendar Month Boardings 9,928,656 10,235,033 9,976,406

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Oct. 2014 Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,489,230 1,566,180 1,551,163
Average Saturday Boardings 954,631 1,018,108 989,843
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 731,996 737,262 763,271
Total Calendar Month Boardings 40,998,802 43,043,617 42,689,199

Includes Expo Line ridership.   For any questions, please send e-mail to: ServicePerformanceAnalysis@metro.net


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