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What's an essential but often missing component of high ridership transit networks? It isn't new branding on buses or the latest light rail car.
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Trying to understand why transit ridership is going up or down is a worthwhile pursuit, but one that is best undertaken locally.
Since acknowledging that plunging bus ridership is a problem in Los Angeles, L.A. Metro is moving on several fronts to try to stabilize and recover bus patronage.
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Today we're excited to release TransitTools #2, a recipe for transit ridership.
As a follow-up to our post about how to download and interact with National Transit Database (NTD) ridership data, we wanted to further explore how to interpret and use this data.
The 2016 national transit ridership data was just released, so we created a video to help you figure out how to access and use the data:
Transit and transportation-reform circles are abuzz over last Wednesday’s Los Angeles Times article highlighting declining ridership on LA Metro, the...