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Based on numbers from the National Transit Database, ridership on Ann Arbor Area Transportation fixed route buses was down 1.8 percent in 2015 compared to the year before. Ridership recovered in 2016 to match roughly the 2014 total, and showed another increase (3.7 percent) in 2017. The general increase over the last three and a … Continue reading Transit Data: Ann Arbor, MI
Based on data from the National Transit Database, ridership on the public bus system in Bloomington, Indiana, has trended slightly downward in the three years since 2014. After peaking at 3.51 million riders in 2014, the annual figure has slipped to 3.49 million (2015), 3.45 million (2016), and 3.30 million (2017). Ridership grew by 70 … Continue reading Transit Data: Bloomington, IN