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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

1,119,326

1,108,524

1,130,482

Average Saturday Boardings

704,997

751,300

697,283

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

541,008

561,883

478,734

Total Calendar Month Boardings

29,735,871

29,844,919

30,271,955

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.
 

Bus – Contract

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

54,834

45,325

45,767

Average Saturday Boardings

30,187

27,040

24,809

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

22,414

18,776

16,259

Total Calendar Month Boardings

1,414,519

1,180,901

1,195,949

 

Bus - Systemwide

  March 2014   March 2013 March  2012
Average Weekday Boardings

1,174,160

1,153,849

1,176,249

Average Saturday Boardings

735,184

778,340

722,092

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

563,422

580,659

494,993

Total Calendar Month Boardings

31,150,390

31,025,820

31,467,904

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.
 

Orange Line

  March 2014   March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

31,303

30,608

27,239

Average Saturday Boardings

17,836

18,372

14,961

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

14,005

14,103

10,445

Total Calendar Month Boardings

816,568    

805,143   

715,843 

 

Silver Line

  March 2014   March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

14,143

12,482

11,157

Average Saturday Boardings

5,722

5,203

3,752

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

4,266

3,597

2,285

Total Calendar Month Boardings

346,943    

306,122    

273,354

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

Rail Ridership Estimates

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

Red/Purple Line

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

148,484

158,754

151,757

Average Saturday Boardings

108,155

96,842

88,870

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

70,882

76,142

69,912

Total Calendar Month Boardings

4,013,354

4,198,742

4,062,656

 

Blue Line

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

82,862

87,421

84,952

Average Saturday Boardings

54,795

55,681

61,087

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

44,374

50,937

46,081

Total Calendar Month Boardings

2,256,944

2,368,932

2,358,708

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.
 

Expo Line

  March 2014 March 2013
 
Average Weekday Boardings

28,462

25,983

 
Average Saturday Boardings

23,151

19,848

 
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

15,469

14,782

 
Total Calendar Month Boardings

790,802

718,791

 

 

Green Line

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012
Average Weekday Boardings

42,085

44,133

44,025

Average Saturday Boardings

25,356

24,545

22,052

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

19,208

19,402

16,269

Total Calendar Month Boardings

1,106,613

1,146,530

1,143,884

 

Gold Line

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012

Average Weekday Boardings

41,390

43,564

43,136

Average Saturday Boardings

28,583

22,314

20,934

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

23,659

17,379

14,384

Total Calendar Month Boardings

1,130,389

1,113,315

1,111,208

 

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  March 2014 March 2013 March 2012

Average Weekday Boardings

344,283

359,855

323,871

Average Saturday Boardings

240,039

219,230

192,943

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

173,592

178,641

146,646

Total Calendar Month Boardings

9,298,102

9,546,310

8,676,456

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

 

March 2014

March 2013

March 2012

Average Weekday Boardings

1,518,443

1,513,704

1,500,120

Average Saturday Boardings

975,223

997,570

915,035

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

737,014

759,300

641,639

Total Calendar Month Boardings

40,448,492

40,572,130

40,144,360

 

Bus - Systemwide

 

March 2014

March 2013

March 2012

Average Weekday Boardings

1,174,160

1,153,849

1,176,249

Average Saturday Boardings

735,184

778,340

722,092

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

563,422

580,659

494,993

Total Calendar Month Boardings

31,150,390

31,025,820

31,467,904

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

 

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

 

March 2014

March 2013

March 2012

Average Weekday Boardings

344,283

359,855

323,871

Average Saturday Boardings

240,039

219,230

192,943

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

173,592

178,641

146,646

Total Calendar Month Boardings

9,298,102

9,546,310

8,676,456

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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


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