Ridership

Early reviews and returns on Tucson's Modern Streetcar appear positive, according to an article for Arizona Public Media.
Oct 10, 2014   Arizona Public Radio
The new Canada Line rail service that links downtown Vancouver to the airport has seen steadily increasing ridership since its opening in August.
Dec 29, 2009   The Globe and Mail
Transit ridership has dipped in 2009, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association. The recession and high unemployment rates are being blamed.
Dec 21, 2009   USA Today
Transit saw some big ridership increases over the past few years, but maybe not where you'd expect. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the top ten metropolitan areas where transit use has increased the most. Exclusive
Nov 19, 2009  By Nate Berg
In the U.S., men bike far more than women. Some researchers suggest that understanding and meeting the demands of women is the best way to increase overall ridership.
Sep 22, 2009   Scientific American
More Chicago area residents are riding transit when compared to figures form 2003, and they're riding more often.
May 1, 2009   Chicago Sun-Times
This info-graphic from <em>Good</em> compares subways an rapid transit rail systems from around the world, by track miles and ridership.
Feb 23, 2009   Good
Since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, public transit in New Orleans has struggled to rebound. With few riders, service expansions can't be justified. But with diminished service, fewer view transit as a viable option.
Oct 5, 2008   Next American City
This article from <em>Next American City</em> looks at rising ridership on Amtrak and how the train operator is not quite ready to handle it.
Sep 15, 2008   Next American City
'Quiet' cars on trains -- where cell phones and loud headphones are banned -- are widely popular. So why aren't more transit agencies making designated quiet cars?
Aug 19, 2008   The New York Sun
<p>Driving is down, transit ridership is up, but few are serisouly talking about how to improve America's transit system, according to this article from <em>Grist</em>, which wonders why.</p>
Jun 9, 2008   Grist