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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 957,937 1,039,567 1,004,549
Average Saturday Boardings 682,178 696,619 687,158
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 483,059 516,932 488,151
Total Calendar Month Boardings 26,218,621 27,718,975 26,455,676

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus - Contract

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 46,404 49,347 40,337
Average Saturday Boardings 29,720 29,624 24,226
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 20,537 21,777 16,603
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,242,453 1,285,443 1,027,492

Bus - Systemwide

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,004,341 1,088,914 1,044,886
Average Saturday Boardings 711,898 726,243 711,384
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 503,596 538,709 504,753
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,461,074 29,004,418 27,483,168

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 25,369 25,640 25,885
Average Saturday Boardings 16,798 15,686 16,522
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 11,632 12,510 12,154
Total Calendar Month Boardings 683,470 676,244 673,234

Silver Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 12,935 12,197 11,237
Average Saturday Boardings 5,526 5,591 4,570
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,117 3,756 3,047
Total Calendar Month Boardings 327,259 301,037 265,870

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 150,421 165,526 158,830
Average Saturday Boardings 95,624 115,287 95,876
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 88,862 66,393 84,580
Total Calendar Month Boardings 4,136,063 4,335,541 4,163,464

Blue Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 82,365 84,771 91,709
Average Saturday Boardings 56,963 58,544 62,780
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 47,052 44,469 59,391
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,275,151 2,281,176 2,504,428

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 30,262 27,360 23,193
Average Saturday Boardings 22,751 21,194 15,654
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,997 16,032 14,141
Total Calendar Month Boardings 841,756 755,524 626,980

Green Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 40,403 43,432 46,029
Average Saturday Boardings 24,519 29,792 26,406
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 17,643 20,076 19,859
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,075,163 1,151,700 1,171,754

Gold Line

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 44,707 42,107 42,295
Average Saturday Boardings 29,550 30,150 22,170
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 23,696 25,740 15,101
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,220,228 1,159,286 1,047,358

Bus - Systemwide

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,004,341 1,088,914 1,044,886
Average Saturday Boardings 711,898 726,243 711,384
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 503,596 538,709 504,753
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,461,074 29,004,418 27,483,168

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 348,158 363,195 362,056
Average Saturday Boardings 229,409 254,968 222,885
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 194,250 172,710 193,072
Total Calendar Month Boardings 9,548,361 9,683,227 9,513,984

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Dec. 2014 Dec. 2013 Dec. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,352,499 1,452,109 1,406,943
Average Saturday Boardings 941,307 981,211 934,269
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 697,846 711,419 697,825
Total Calendar Month Boardings 37,009,435 38,687,645 36,997,152

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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