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Transit Ridership

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.
transit
March 16, 2020, 10am PDT
Public transit agencies are responding to declining ridership during the Coronavirus outbreak by reducing service. But the right balance between safe, reliable, and sustainable will be hard to calibrate in these difficult times.
The Boston Globe
March 12, 2020, 10am PDT
The effects of a global pandemic on American shores are beginning to emerge for public transit systems. The consequences of a drop in transit ridership could extend beyond the end of the pandemic.
Vice
March 9, 2020, 9am PDT
As the coronavirus continues to move across the globe, its effects on shared transportation modes and freight shipping are becoming more apparent.
Eno Center for Transportation
February 26, 2020, 11am PST
The Transit Cooperative Research Program recently released a current snapshot of public transit ridership trends on bus and rail services in U.S. urban and suburban areas.
The National Academies Press
January 26, 2020, 9am PST
Anchorage's People Mover transit system reports ridership has increased for the first time in a decade. Ridership increased 5.7% in annual ridership as compared to 2018.
KTUU Channel 2
January 21, 2020, 8am PST
The growth in transit rips in the United States over the course of the second and third quarters of 2019 can be traced to growth in two key cities.
CityLab
January 20, 2020, 9am PST
In case anyone was getting carried away with the idea of fare-free transit, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has some cold water to pour on the conversation.
Houston Chronicle
December 1, 2019, 5am PST
Transit ridership in Norfolk, Virginia, has been lagging, and the city hopes that changes to the bus and rail systems will turn things around.
Greater Greater Washington
November 20, 2019, 2pm PST
A review of board members' Q Cards reveals the extent to which the people who implement Houston's transit policy actually use the system: some quite a bit, some not so much.
The Houston Chronicle
November 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Amtrak is hoping to turn its first-ever profit next year.
Business Insider
October 23, 2019, 5am PDT
Capital investments are paying off in increased ridership, according to new data from the New York MTA.
Curbed New York
October 14, 2019, 12pm PDT
Extremely poor ridership might be dooming the St. Louis Loop Trolley less than a year after it opened to the public.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
October 10, 2019, 7am PDT
With all the bad news about plummeting ridership as the D.C. Metro transit system has struggled to deal with maintenance issues, a new report indicates that regional commuters are still driving alone less.
Greater Greater Washington
October 4, 2019, 9am PDT
The Reimagine RTD initiative will imagine the future of transit service in the Denver region. Already a debate has begun about which direction the RTD should take.
The Denver Post