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April 2019 Monthly Ridership Report​

Ridership Summary | Executive Summary | Local Bus | Red Routes | Blue Routes | Green Routes | Other Routes |
Community Connector | Light Rail | Park & Ride

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April 2019 (Fiscal Year 2019) Ridership Summary

Monthly Total Ridership

​Average D​​aily Ridership

      This report reflects ridership results as of June 7, 2019

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​Executive Summary​

Ridership Factors This Month

The above table serves as a snapshot of the typical factors that impact ridership, and illustrates the differences which exist between the current month and the same month in the previous year. If a change occurred, it is categorized to represent a (typically) positive, negative or neutral impact on ridership. More details on the observed impacts are noted in the description of ridership results below. 

​Local Network Overview

Local Bus

Monthly Total

There were approximately 5,000K boarding in April 2019 compared to approximately 4,944K in April 2018, an increase of 56K boardings (or 1 percent) on local bus service. A positive calendar mix of one more weekday and one fewer Sunday relative to the previous year a ridership gain would be expected.  Additionally, there was a negative holiday mix as Good Friday occurred in April 2019 but in March 2018 while Easter occurred during April 2019 and April 2018.

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average daily ridership decreased on Weekday yet increased on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday average daily ridership decreased by less than 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent), Saturday average daily ridership increased by approximately 6K boardings (or 5 percent) and Sunday average daily ridership increased by 3K (or 3 percent) in April 2019 compared to April 2018.

​Light Rail

Monthly Total

There were 1,568K boardings on all three light rail lines in April 2019 compared to 1,567K boardings in April 2018, an increase of 1K boardings (or 1 percent). Red line ridership decreased by 1 percent, Green line ridership increased by 2 percent, and Purple line ridership increased by 10 percent in April 2019 compared to April 2018. There was a positive calendar mix relative to April 2018, but a negative holiday as Good Friday and Easter both occurred in April this year as compared to last year when Good Friday was in March. Additionally, there were 2 weather days in April 2019 compared to none in April 2018. There was also the loss of one special event day on the Red line with the Off-Shore Technology Conference due to a change in the conference dates. 

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average Weekday ridership on the Red, Green, and Purple lines decreased by more than 1K boardings (or 3 percent), decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 3 percent) and increased by less than 1K boardings (or 8 percent) respectively in April 2019 compared to April 2018. Average Saturday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines increased by less than 1K boardings (or more than 2 percent), increased by less than 1K boardings (or 7 percent), and increased by less than 1K boardings or (or 12 percent) respectively in April 2019 compared to April 2018. Average Sunday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines decreased by less than 1K (or less than 1 percent), increased by less than 1K boardings (or 8 percent), and increased by less than 1K boardings (or 15 percent) respectively in April 2019 compared to April 2018 respectively.  

Total Local Network

Monthly Total

There were approximately 6,568K boardings in April 2019 compared to 6,510K in April 2018, a decrease of approximately 58K boardings (or 1 percent).

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average local network decreased on Weekday yet increased on Saturday and Sunday in April 2019 compared to April 2018.  Average Weekday ridership decreased by approximately 2K boardings (or 1 percent), average Saturday ridership increased by approximately 7K boardings (or 5 percent) and average Sunday ridership increased by approximately 4K boardings (or 3 percent) in April 2019 compared to April 2018.

​Commuter Network Overview

Park & Ride

Monthly Total

There were approximately 710K Park and Ride boardings in April 2019 compared to approximately 668K boardings in April 2018, an increase of 42K boardings (or 6 percent).

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday

Average Weekday ridership in April 2019 was 33K boardings compared to approximately 32K boardings April 2018, an increase of 1K boardings (or less than 4 percent).

Entire Network Summary

Monthly Total

There were approximately 7,278K boardings on the entire fixed-route network in April 2019 compared to 7,178K boardings in April 2018, an increase of approximately 100K boardings (or 1 percent). Relevant factors were noted earlier and are included in the table above. 

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average daily ridership for the fixed-route network decreased on Weekday, an increase on Saturday and Sunday in April 2019 compared to April 2018. Average weekday ridership decreased by less than 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent), average Saturday ridership increased by approximately 7K boardings (or 5 percent) and average Sunday ridership increased by approximately 4K (or 3 percent) in April 2019 compared to April 2018.

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Local Network: Local Bus​​

Service Map

System Map

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​Red Routes (15 Minute Off-Peak Service)

Average Daily Ridership & Performance Indicators

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​Blue Routes (20 - 30 Minute Off-Peak Service)

Average Daily Ridership & Performance Indicators

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Green Routes (60 Minute Off-Peak Service)

Average Daily Ridership & Performance Indicators

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Other Routes

Average Weekday Ridership & Performance Indicators

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​Community Connector

Average Daily Ridership & Performance Indicators

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​Local Network: Light Rail Service Map

Rail system map

Local Network: Light Rail

Average Daily Ridership


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Commuter Network: Park & Ride Service Map

Park and Ride Service Map

​Commuter Network: Park & Ride

Average Weekday Ridership & Performance Indicators


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