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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,056,908 1,093,790 1,113,077
Average Saturday Boardings 685,084 738,433 741,311
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 506,771 544,350 545,674
Total Calendar Month Boardings 25,905,580 27,006,932 27,409,480

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus – Contract

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 52,972 53,947 46,119
Average Saturday Boardings 29,672 31,581 26,512
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 21,709 22,907 19,033
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,264,964 1,296,892 1,104,564

Bus - Systemwide

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,109,880 1,147,737 1,159,196
Average Saturday Boardings 714,756 770,014 767,823
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 528,480 567,257 564,707
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,170,544 28,303,824 28,514,044

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 29,722 30,164 30,959
Average Saturday Boardings 16,758 18,030 17,646
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 12,646 13,483 13,748
Total Calendar Month Boardings 712,056 729,332 744,756

Silver Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 15,213 14,255 12,951
Average Saturday Boardings 5,817 6,011 5,357
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,126 4,152 3,539
Total Calendar Month Boardings 344,032 325,752 294,604

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 147,469 158,086 157,764
Average Saturday Boardings 93,014 111,301 92,173
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 84,167 65,647 78,714
Total Calendar Month Boardings 3,658,097 3,869,520 3,838,820

Blue Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 80,105 82,320 88,023
Average Saturday Boardings 58,548 56,582 52,314
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 44,690 43,940 54,588
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,015,053 2,048,478 2,188,058

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 30,191 28,152 25,295
Average Saturday Boardings 22,221 22,902 19,200
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,055 15,645 14,801
Total Calendar Month Boardings 756,914 717,226 641,899

Green Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 39,143 42,477 44,317
Average Saturday Boardings 22,719 27,431 25,164
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,428 20,227 19,938
Total Calendar Month Boardings 939,459 1,040,164 1,066,744

Gold Line

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 44,362 41,624 43,091
Average Saturday Boardings 29,686 29,739 23,333
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 23,157 23,729 16,901
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,098,609 1,046,363 1,022,749

Bus - Systemwide

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,109,880 1,147,737 1,159,196
Average Saturday Boardings 714,756 770,014 767,823
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 528,480 567,257 564,707
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,170,544 28,303,824 28,514,044

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 341,270 352,659 358,488
Average Saturday Boardings 226,187 247,955 212,186
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 184,498 169,187 184,941
Total Calendar Month Boardings 8,468,131 8,721,751 8,758,270

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Feb. 2015 Feb. 2014 Feb. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,451,150 1,500,396 1,517,685
Average Saturday Boardings 940,943 1,017,969 980,009
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 712,978 736,444 749,647
Total Calendar Month Boardings 35,638,675 37,025,575 37,272,314

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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Transportation headlines, Tuesday, March 31
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 31, 2015 11:54 am
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Transportation headlines, Monday, March 30
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 30, 2015 11:59 am
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Art for the Expo Line: installation at Expo/Sepulveda Station
Posted by Heidi Zeller on March 30, 2015 8:37 am
Artist Susan Logoreci with two of eight panels comprising her artwork at Expo/Sepulveda Station Installation of art panels along phase 2 of the Expo Line continued this week at Expo/Sepulveda ...
UPDATE: Expo Line service resumes Sunday
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 28, 2015 12:11 pm
An eastbound Expo Line train on the eastbound lanes of Exposition Boulevard, just east of Vermont Avenue . Photo: Metro. UPDATE, 8:35 P.M. SATURDAY: After crowds from the soccer match have ...
Pics: New Kinkisharyo light rail vehicle goes for a clearance test
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 27, 2015 5:11 pm
Photos by Fernando Andres Di Zitti/Metro Earlier this month, Metro staff took a new P3010 light rail vehicle manufactured by Kinkisharyo for a clearance test on both the Blue Line (from 7th/Metro ...
Go Metro Weekends, March 27-29
Posted by Lexi Hinton on March 27, 2015 5:31 am
Friday Triple Chicken Foot, a three-member Folk band known for playing foot stomping, fiddle and banjo tunes, will perform two 45-minute sets Friday evening at Union Station. The trio has ...
This Weekend: Bus shuttles replace trains at some Blue Line stations due to upgrade work
Posted by Lily Allen on March 26, 2015 4:53 pm
  Upgrade work on the Metro Blue Line continues this weekend, with crews making station improvements at Compton this Friday evening and Saturday. As with previous stations, Compton will ...
Transportation headlines, Thursday, March 26
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 26, 2015 12:14 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 ...
Transportation headlines, Tuesday, March 24
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 24, 2015 10:41 am
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Dodger Stadium Express in 2015 will run from Union Station and Harbor Gateway
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 23, 2015 3:12 pm
Photo by Travis Swicegood, via Flickr creative commons. The regular season starts two weeks from today! Quick takeaways: •Rides are free to those holding game tickets. •At Union Station, fans ...

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