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Falling Ridership

December 6, 2018, 11am PST
St. Louis transit planners are evaluating the reasons behind a decline in transit use as the Metro Transit system prepares its first light expansion in years.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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
March 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Seattle Times columnist says it's time to ban cars from the congested and dangerous South Lake Union street.
The Seattle Times
March 6, 2018, 1pm PST
TARTA, like many transit services around the United States, has lost riders. Officials hope a new downtown hub can stem that tide, even as the transit authority cuts service.
Toledo Blade
December 1, 2017, 1pm PST
After years of ridership growth, New York subways have seen a decline in passengers. Some see service failures as a reason for the slip.
The New York Times