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L.A. Public Transit Ridership Continues Upward Trend

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Is this growth on track or too slow? "LA's nascent rail system attracted 7,664,748 boardings in March 2008, 8,064,477 in March 2009 (a 5.2 percent increase), and 8,471,487 in March 2010 (a 5 percent uptick)," notes Curbed LA, which also points out New York City's drop in transit numbers--of course, ridership there still dwarfs L.A.'s.