Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

L.A. Public Transit Ridership Continues Upward Trend

metro-growth-0310.jpg
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

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.