Post Content

MBTA orange line train copy2MBTA ridership saw a record-setting year in 2011.  Average weekday ridership for the entire year was 1.279 million, the highest weekday ridership for a calendar year in MBTA history.   

2011 ridership exceeded the previous record year of 2008.  2011 average weekday ridership was 4.5 percent greater than 2010.

The total number of 389.8 million unlinked passenger trips is also the highest for a calendar year in the MBTA era beginning in the 1960's. 

December 2011 average weekday ridership was 11.3 percent greater than December 2010, the largest monthly increase in almost four years.  The average weekday ridership has been higher compared to the previous year for 11 consecutive months.

MBTA Acting General Manager Jonathan Davis sayes the record ridership reflects a strengthening economy and a strong demand for public transportation.

Visit www.mbta.com to buy Charlie Cards & Tickets.

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app posted on Jan 18

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MassDOT today announced that a total of 146 “GoTime” signs, which provide real-time traffic travel times, are now activated on highways throughout the Commonwealth and that a new mobile app with GoTime data is now available which will allow drivers to see real-time travel information before   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set posted on Jan 18

MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set

The MBTA will hold three public meetings for people to share comments and suggestions about proposed Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail scheduling changes. The meetings will be held in Newton on January 31, in Worcester on February 1, and in Natick February 6 as follows:     …Continue Reading MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview posted on Jan 17

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview

MassDOT invites you to review the final fact sheet for the Fall River Route 79 Braga Bridge Improvements Project. The work reached substantial completion in fall 2016 with the reopening of all lanes on the Braga Bridge. This landmark project offered significant long term enhancements:   …Continue Reading Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview