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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.

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