Transit Ridership

August 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Low ridership and driver shortages mean the Denver area's Regional Transportation District cut bus service.
The Denver Post
June 26, 2018, 8am PDT
Low-income residents are more likely to use transit, and transit needs riders. The relationship seems ripe for mutual benefit.
TransitCenter
June 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The regional transit authority for metropolitan Vancouver is crediting high gas prices, growing employment, and system improvements for a new record in transit ridership.
Vancouver Sun
June 9, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study finds that bus service determines bus ridership.
CityLab
May 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington's "Metro Reasons" column analyses the latest ridership data from the D.C. Metro system. Riders have not returned to the system after the SafeTrack repair program concluded in 2017.
Greater Greater Washington
May 2, 2018, 6am PDT
The Twin Cities found the secret to bus service success, but it was never really a secret.
Streetsblog USA
April 25, 2018, 6am PDT
The District of Columbia is attempting to build a data-based model for the mix of public and "shared" transportation modes on its streets, but is still finding holes in the data necessary to build new policies.
The Washington Post
April 22, 2018, 7am PDT
"Canada looks a lot like much of the US, in terms of economic types, city sizes and ages, development patterns," Jarret Walker says. So why can't Americans keep pace with Canadian public transit?
Human Transit
April 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Increasing car ownership and shifting demographics means planners need to rethink the car-centric equation, according to this article.
Governing
April 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
Alex Baca says following Houston's lead could lead the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority out of a budget and ridership spiral.
Cleveland Magazine
April 2, 2018, 8am PDT
Vancouver's success in growing its ridership of public transit is thanks, in no small part, to large investments in rail and bus service.
Vancouver Sun
February 15, 2018, 6am PST
A literature review of the factors influencing public transit ridership.
TransitCenter
February 9, 2018, 8am PST
More Southern Californians are purchasing motor vehicles, particularly those who were previously transit-dependent, which largely explains the region's declining transit ridership, according to a newly released study.
Los Angeles Times
January 29, 2018, 8am PST
Bus riders, comprising about three-quarters of Los Angeles Metro ridership, declined 21 percent since 2013, But it wasn't just bus routes—two light rail lines also lost riders.
Los Angeles Times
January 23, 2018, 12pm PST
More than buses and trains are doing well in the Seattle region. Ridership on the state system of ferries has also climbed steadily in recent years.
The Urbanist
January 14, 2018, 5am PST
Commuters are voting with their feet in Toronto as ridership surges on the King Street streetcar after changes that restricted cars along the route.
The Globe and Mail
December 26, 2017, 5am PST
Paul Lewis of the Eno Center gives his forecast of how next year will play out. Prospects for new technologies are good, but come with caveats.
U.S. News & World Report
December 20, 2017, 8am PST
TransitCenter has released a new National Ridership Map.
TransitCenter
November 25, 2017, 9am PST
With plans for expansions and realignment in the works, Sound Transit recently ranked the performance of the routes and corridors throughout the bus and light rail transit system.
Seattle Transit Blog
November 16, 2017, 8am PST
A TriMet transit agency analysis has identified a culprit in the decline of transit ridership in Portland: gentrification and displacement.
TransitCenter