Ridership Statistics

  • Bus
  • Rail
  • Systemwide

Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus – Directly Operated

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,030,433 1,094,118 1,121,390
Average Saturday Boardings 677,642 730,704 745,684
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 515,677 544,730 546,304
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,442,802 29,172,332 29,838,532

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus – Contract

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 51,406 54,090 46,832
Average Saturday Boardings 29,249 31,456 27,529
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 21,691 22,930 20,059
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,334,692 1,407,524 1,220,649

Bus – Systemwide

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,081,839 1,148,208 1,168,222
Average Saturday Boardings 706,891 762,160 773,213
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 537,368 567,660 566,363
Total Calendar Month Boardings 28,777,494 30,579,856 31,059,181

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 28,021 29,181 30,231
Average Saturday Boardings 16,337 17,922 18,266
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 12,326 13,323 13,844
Total Calendar Month Boardings 731,114 766,962 793,522

Silver Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 15,321 14,483 12,873
Average Saturday Boardings 6,256 6,433 5,367
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,612 4,534 3,484
Total Calendar Month Boardings 380,534 362,494 318,610

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 140,947 147,777 157,429
Average Saturday Boardings 92,548 105,849 97,782
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 82,378 72,441 73,156
Total Calendar Month Boardings 3,800,539 3,964,253 4,147,192

Blue Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 79,034 85,283 87,392
Average Saturday Boardings 48,680 54,927 59,762
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 40,016 44,636 49,063
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,093,530 2,274,479 2,357,924

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 29,917 29,623 25,731
Average Saturday Boardings 20,628 23,719 19,154
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,254 15,298 14,631
Total Calendar Month Boardings 805,691 807,774 701,215

Green Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 38,102 41,023 42,416
Average Saturday Boardings 22,035 25,457 24,905
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,455 19,057 19,051
Total Calendar Month Boardings 992,213 1,080,566 1,108,978

Gold Line

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 41,962 41,246 43,439
Average Saturday Boardings 28,838 28,682 21,968
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 23,494 24,698 17,268
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,132,481 1,120,935 1,112,606

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 329,961 344,952 356,407
Average Saturday Boardings 212,729 238,635 223,570
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 178,597 176,129 173,169
Total Calendar Month Boardings 8,824,453 9,248,007 9,427,915

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

Bus – Systemwide

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,081,839 1,148,208 1,168,222
Average Saturday Boardings 706,891 762,160 773,213
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 537,368 567,660 566,363
Total Calendar Month Boardings 28,777,494 30,579,856 31,059,181

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 329,961 344,952 356,407
Average Saturday Boardings 212,729 238,635 223,570
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 178,597 176,129 173,169
Total Calendar Month Boardings 8,824,453 9,248,007 9,427,915

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Apr. 2015 Apr. 2014 Apr. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,411,800 1,493,160 1,524,629
Average Saturday Boardings 919,620 1,000,795 996,783
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 715,965 743,789 739,533
Total Calendar Month Boardings 37,601,947 39,827,863 40,487,096

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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