Ridership Statistics

  • Bus
  • Rail
  • Systemwide

Bus Ridership Estimates

Bus – Directly Operated

 

Mar. 2016

Mar. 2015

Mar. 2014

Average Weekday Boardings

946,074

1,053,319

1,119,326

Average Saturday Boardings

627,705

699,239

704,997

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

465,398

508,710

541,008

Total Calendar Month Boardings

26,132,114

28,513,524

29,735,871

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Bus – Contract

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings 47,029

52,202

54,834

Average Saturday Boardings 27,193

30,460

30,187

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 19,943

21,645

22,414

Total Calendar Month Boardings

1,270,211

1,378,509

1,414,519

Bus – Systemwide

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

993,103

1,105,521

1,174,160

Average Saturday Boardings

654,898

729,699

735,184

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

485,341

530,355

563,422

Total Calendar Month Boardings

27,402,325

29,892,033

31,150,390

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Orange Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

26,516

29,854

31,303

Average Saturday Boardings

15,587

17,383

17,836

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

11,736

12,321

14,005

Total Calendar Month Boardings

719,160

787,727

816,568

Silver Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

15,914

15,055

14,143

Average Saturday Boardings

6,414

5,817

6,011

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

4,429

4,251

4,266

Total Calendar Month Boardings

407,574

377,441

346,943

Rail Ridership Estimates

Red/Purple Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings 142,270 146,525 148,484
Average Saturday Boardings 94,205 93,014 111,301
Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings 76,476 80,746 65,647
Total Calendar Month Boardings 3,671,434 3,644,411 3,869,520

* Red/Purple Line Mar. 2015 Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings revised (11/15/15)

Blue Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

76,003

79,668

83,862

Average Saturday Boardings

48,418

56,334

54,795

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

41,034

44,901

44,374

Total Calendar Month Boardings

2,105,889

2,202,538

2,256,944

Blue Line estimates do not include Expo boardings.

Expo Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014

Average Weekday Boardings

30,386

30,000

28,462

Average Saturday Boardings

21,074

21,432

23,151

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

15,144

16,009

15,469

Total Calendar Month Boardings

843,749

825,771

790,802

Green Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014

Average Weekday Boardings

37,763

38,790

42,085

Average Saturday Boardings

18,155

22,369

25,356

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

13,736

16,508

19,208

Total Calendar Month Boardings

996,103

1,025,405

1,106,613

Gold Line

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

52,672

43,631

41,390

Average Saturday Boardings

32,988

29,859

28,583

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

32,013

23,050

23,659

Total Calendar Month Boardings

1,471,470

1,194,565

1,130,389

* March 2016— Six new stations on the Gold Line Foothill extension opened on March 5, 2016.  Average daily boardings prior to this opening were based on sampling data collected during Oct 1 to Dec 3 of 2015, which showed 46,702 boardings for weekdays, 29,567 for Saturdays, and 28,784 for Sundays.  The daily boardings for the new stations were calculated using sampling data collected during 12 days in March 2016, and were added to pre-opening totals.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

339,095

338,614

344,283

Average Saturday Boardings

215,822

223,953

240,039

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

179,038

177,050

173,592

Total Calendar Month Boardings

9,378,618

9,230,562

9,298,102

Includes Expo Line ridership.

* Red/Purple Line Mar. 2015 Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings revision above affected Rail systemwide and overall systemwide ridership estimates (11/15/15).

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

Bus – Systemwide

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

993,103

1,105,521

1,174,160

Average Saturday Boardings

654,898

729,699

735,184

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

485,341

530,355

563,422

Total Calendar Month Boardings

27,402,325

29,892,033

31,150,390

Directly operated bus ridership includes Orange and Silver Line ridership.

Rail Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

339,095

338,614

344,283

Average Saturday Boardings

215,822

223,953

240,039

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

179,038

177,050

173,592

Total Calendar Month Boardings

9,378,618

9,230,562

9,298,102

Includes Expo Line ridership.

* Red/Purple Line Mar. 2015 Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings revision above affected Rail systemwide and overall systemwide ridership estimates (11/15/15).

Systemwide Ridership Estimates

  Mar. 2016 Mar. 2015 Mar. 2014
Average Weekday Boardings

1,332,198

1,444,135

1,518,443

Average Saturday Boardings

870,720

953,652

975,223

Average Sunday and Holiday Boardings

664,379

707,405

737,014

Total Calendar Month Boardings

36,780,943

39,122,595

40,448,492

Includes Expo Line ridership.

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