Sunday, March 14, 2010

Tweets from Underground

From: http://twitter.com/NYCTSubwayScoop

(2/23/2010)  In 2008, Times Sq-42 St (1,2,3,7,N,R,S,Q,W/A,C,E) with average weekday ridership of 189,507 ranked 1st. Historically has been.

(2/19/2010) NYC Transit annual ridership drops in 2009 for first time in six years, 2.31 billion served second highest since 1969.

Weakened economy & regional job losses led to drop; ridership down across the board by 2.7% or 63.5 million trips from 2008.  

Total 2009 subway ridership was 1.58 billion, 2nd highest since 1951, but 2.7 percent (44.2 million trips) off of 2008.

Average weekday ridership was 5.1 million in 2009, 2nd highest since 1952, but a 2.7 percent drop (139,000 trips) from 2008

Largest decrease in Manhattan, average weekday ridership down 3.6 percent. Queens down 2.5%, Bklyn 1.1%, Bronx down 0.6% . 

 
 
 

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