Ridership

April 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
Free fares and more frequent service have resulted in a huge increase in ridership on the TECO Line Streetcar and proved skeptics wrong.
Streetsblog USA
April 2, 2019, 6am PDT
Residents charge the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) with making service worse for low income residents.
WVTF
March 29, 2019, 11am PDT
The list of challenges facing transit agencies like the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is long. The list of feasible projects that can deliver solutions is much shorter.
philly.com
March 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Most of the U.S. saw public transit ridership continue its downward trend last year, but San Diego’s ridership, particularly on light rail, was up.
KPBS
March 19, 2019, 5am PDT
D.C.'s ridership is down even as density around stations is up. More residents are choosing to drive or bike.
The Washington Post
March 4, 2019, 7am PST
Dallas' street car lines were extensive before the age of the private car.
D Magazine
February 13, 2019, 11am PST
The state's ferry system has seen ridership increases year after year, and a new plan outlines the long-range measures needed to keep up with the growth.
The Urbanist
January 18, 2019, 1pm PST
In a city where bus ridership has been declining for years, Pace has found success on the expressway.
Chicago Tribune
January 9, 2019, 2pm PST
In Minneapolis and San Francisco, public transit agencies are considering loyalty programs to boost ridership.
Forbes
November 28, 2018, 7am PST
Milwaukee intends to move forward with bus lanes and electric buses. Officials hope a nine-mile route will start service in 2020.
Wisconsin Public Radio
October 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The de Blasio administration says they're committed to the Vision Zero goal of shrinking car ownership, but they don't seem to be doing much to slow its growth.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 9, 2018, 8am PDT
Transit ridership is up in Seattle, and higher income riders are more likely to use it.
Seattle Times
August 7, 2018, 8am PDT
A system in disrepair is losing riders when it could use the fare box revenue the most.
The New York Times
August 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
By increasing the amount of service and updating its scheduling and routes, the city of Kingston was able to induce demand for buses.
TVO
August 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Though San Francisco residents are more likely than residents of other cities to ride transit and avoid driving, the buses they ride on are unreliable.
Curbed SF
June 30, 2018, 5am PDT
A majority of bus drivers favor riders paying fares before they get on the bus and better bus lane enforcement.
CityLab
June 21, 2018, 6am PDT
The $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system redesign launched in June 2017.
Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report from the New York City Department of Transportation opens the administrations of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to criticism from Streetsblog NYC.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 9, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study finds that bus service determines bus ridership.
CityLab
June 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit in general, and buses in particular, are losing riders, especially during off peak hours. Car pooling is down sharply as well.
theTransportPolitic