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Ridership Statistics

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Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus - Directly Operated

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,053,319 1,119,326 1,108,524
Average Saturday Boardings 699,239 704,997 751,300
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 508,710 541,008 561,883
Total Calendar Month Boardings 28,513,524 29,735,871 29,844,919

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus – Contract

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 52,202 54,834 45,325
Average Saturday Boardings 30,460 30,187 27,040
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 21,645 22,414 18,776
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,378,509 1,414,519 1,180,901

Bus - Systemwide

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,105,521 1,174,160 1,153,849
Average Saturday Boardings 729,699 735,184 778,340
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 530,355 563,422 580,659
Total Calendar Month Boardings 29,892,033 31,150,390 31,025,820

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 29,845 31,303 30,608
Average Saturday Boardings 17,383 17,836 18,372
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 12,321 14,005 14,103
Total Calendar Month Boardings 787,727 816,568 805,143

Silver Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 15,055 14,143 12,482
Average Saturday Boardings 6,244 5,722 5,203
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 4,251 4,266 3,597
Total Calendar Month Boardings 377,441 346,943 306,122

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 146,525 148,484 158,754
Average Saturday Boardings 93,959 108,155 96,842
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 81,989 70,882 76,142
Total Calendar Month Boardings 4,009,324 4,013,354 4,198,742

Blue Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 79,668 83,862 87,421
Average Saturday Boardings 56,334 54,795 55,681
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 44,901 44,374 50,937
Total Calendar Month Boardings 2,202,538 2,256,944 2,368,932

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 30,000 28,462 25,983
Average Saturday Boardings 21,432 23,151 19,848
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,009 15,469 14,782
Total Calendar Month Boardings 825,771 790,802 718,791

Green Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 38,790 42,085 44,133
Average Saturday Boardings 22,369 25,356 24,545
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 16,508 19,208 19,402
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,025,405 1,106,613 1,146,530

Gold Line

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 43,631 41,390 43,564
Average Saturday Boardings 29,859 28,583 22,314
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 23,050 23,659 17,379
Total Calendar Month Boardings 1,194,565 1,130,389 1,113,315

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 338,614 344,283 359,855
Average Saturday Boardings 223,953 240,039 219,230
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 182,458 173,592 178,641
Total Calendar Month Boardings 9,257,602 9,298,102 9,546,310

Includes Expo Line ridership.

 

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014 Mar. 2013
Average Weekday Boardings 1,444,135 1,518,443 1,513,704
Average Saturday Boardings 953,652 975,223 997,570
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 712,813 737,014 759,300
Total Calendar Month Boardings 39,149,635 40,448,492 40,572,130

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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