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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,048,484 1,079,051 1,075,447
Average Saturday Boardings 681,408 725,956 695,290
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 495,452 529,039 509,771
Total Calendar Month Boardings 26,300,948 27,855,995 27,914,402

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus - Contract

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 52,422 53,117 45,002
Average Saturday Boardings 29,739 30,961 24,525
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 21,396 21,783 17,813
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,273,089 1,326,060 1,132,212

Bus - Systemwide

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,100,906 1,132,168 1,120,449
Average Saturday Boardings 711,147 756,917 719,815
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 516,848 550,822 527,584
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,574,037 29,182,055 29,046,614

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 28,714 29,475 29,466
Average Saturday Boardings 16,271 17,921 16,866
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 11,909 13,136 13,165
Total Calendar Month Boardings 698,375 744,785 752,075

Silver Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 14,808 13,466 13,515
Average Saturday Boardings 5,906 5,875 4,832
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,317 3,671 3,437
Total Calendar Month Boardings 336,784 317,050 320,328

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 154,618 169,562 158,321
Average Saturday Boardings 96,163 110,122 96,572
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 86,671 68,740 83,192
Total Calendar Month Boardings 3,938,587 4,285,543 4,126,988

Blue Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 84,838 87,242 93,201
Average Saturday Boardings 56,850 59,967 67,960
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 46,950 45,786 60,585
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,177,865 2,273,604 2,531,991

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 30,679 27,679 22,066
Average Saturday Boardings 22,941 21,936 13,401
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,578 16,244 13,622
Total Calendar Month Boardings 797,084 744,485 585,108

Green Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 41,221 43,458 46,327
Average Saturday Boardings 24,533 30,482 28,796
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 17,631 20,880 19,530
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,011,656 1,125,979 1,185,702

Gold Line

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 45,010 43,831 42,175
Average Saturday Boardings 29,692 27,326 22,418
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 23,954 22,781 15,587
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,147,385 1,127,150 1,053,286

Bus - Systemwide

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,100,906 1,132,168 1,120,449
Average Saturday Boardings 711,147 756,917 719,815
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 516,848 550,822 527,584
Total Calendar Month Boardings 27,574,037 29,182,055 29,046,614

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 356,367 371,772 362,091
Average Saturday Boardings 230,179 249,833 229,145
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 191,785 174,432 192,517
Total Calendar Month Boardings 9,072,577 9,556,760 9,483,074

Includes Expo Line ridership.

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Nov. 2014 Nov. 2013 Nov. 2012
Average Weekday Boardings 1,457,273 1,503,940 1,482,540
Average Saturday Boardings 941,326 1,006,750 948,960
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 708,633 725,254 720,101
Total Calendar Month Boardings 36,646,614 38,738,815 38,529,688

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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