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Transit Ridership

May 2, 2021, 11am PDT
The sharp historic division between commuter rail and other forms of transit has limited the ability of regional rail systems to serve more users.
Governing
March 29, 2021, 12pm PDT
Public transit cities around the world are operating well below pre-pandemic ridership levels, with many cutting service and no real clear idea about how and when a recovery will begin.
The New York Times
March 14, 2021, 5am PDT
With ridership revenue down, agencies seek to diversify their revenue stream by taking a more active role in developing agency-owned land.
Fast Company
March 12, 2021, 8am PST
More biking, less transit, and less driving alone are the headlining trends from the most recent Regional Travel Survey for the D.C. metropolitan area.
Greater Greater Washington
January 28, 2021, 7am PST
Ridership on the nation's commuter rail services has plummeted more than other forms of transit during the pandemic. Serving a more affluent, professional ridership, commuter rail is looking more likely to face long-term cuts after the pandemic.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 24, 2020, 7am PST
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority couldn't wait for a still hypothetical bailout from Congress or the Biden administration.
The Washington Post
November 19, 2020, 11am PST
According to Columbus officials, transit ridership to and from downtown doubled in the years since the city implemented a free transit pass program.
Intelligent Transport
October 27, 2020, 7am PDT
Amtrak is presented with the potential for two futures: In one is a $25 billion expansion to update national intercity rail with contemporary patterns of settlement. In the other is fiscal crisis and continued service cuts.
My San Antonio
October 20, 2020, 7am PDT
D.C. Metro Seeks Public Input on Proposed Service Cuts
Greater Greater Washington
October 14, 2020, 5am PDT
A new report on the finances of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) makes a desperate plea for assistance from the federal government.
lohud
August 25, 2020, 11am PDT
Former Houston METRO Board Member Christof Spieler highlights the racism embedded even in the way transit agencies were created.
Urban Edge
August 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Riders who rely most on public transit are suffering the worst consequences of the cuts to service during the fiscal belt tightening of the coronavirus pandemic.
The New York Times
July 23, 2020, 5am PDT
The new normal might be fleeting on buses in New York City, but it's already different than the normal routine during the early months of the pandemic.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 18, 2020, 12pm PDT
Know before you go.
Chicago Tribune
May 21, 2020, 5am PDT
A noticeable increase in subway ridership has been taking place on subway trains in New York City, but not enough to call it a comeback, yet.
StreetsBlog NYC
April 15, 2020, 10am PDT
MoveLA's Denny Zane and Gloria Ohland assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public transit.
The Planning Report
April 9, 2020, 5am PDT
Transit routes used by workers in Toronto heading to industrial jobs have still been crowded with riders during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Star
April 8, 2020, 11am PDT
Even before the effects fo the coronavirus pandemic drastically reduced ridership, transit riders were declining in cities across the country. The reasons for the downward trend were varied.
The New York Times
March 23, 2020, 7am PDT
The realities of the coronavirus are most obvious in the declining ridership, and revenues, on public transit in the United States, but it's not enough to shut down public transit when so many people depend on safe, healthy service.
TransitCenter
March 23, 2020, 5am PDT
The Transit app has created the most comprehensive portal for transit ridership data—with a key caveat made about the source of the data.
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