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July 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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July 2019 (Fiscal Year 2019) Ridership Summary

Monthly Total Ridership

​Average D​​aily Ridership

      This report reflects ridership results as of August 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 4,946K boarding in July 2019 compared to approximately 4,804K in July 2018, an increase of approximately 143K boardings (or 3 percent) on local bus service. There was a positive calendar mix of one more weekday and one fewer Sunday in July 2019 relative to July 2018. A ridership increase would be expected as a result of this change in calendar mix.

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average daily ridership increased on Weekday, Saturday and Sunday. Weekday average daily ridership increased by approximately 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent), Saturday average daily ridership increased by approximately 2K boardings (or 1 percent) and Sunday average daily ridership increased by approximately 3K (or 3 percent) in July 2019 compared to July 2018.

​Light Rail

Monthly Total

There were 1,594K boardings on all three light rail lines in July 2019 compared to 1,539K boardings in July 2018, an increase of 55K boardings (or 4 percent). Red line ridership increased by 4 percent, Green line ridership decreased by less than 1 percent, and Purple line ridership increased by 1 percent in July 2019 compared to July 2018. There was a positive calendar mix of one more weekday and one less Sunday in July 2019 relative to July 2018. Owing to a major convention, an international soccer game, and a major concert, there were seven days of special events on the Red Line in July 2019 compared to five days of special events on the Red Line in July 2018.

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average Weekday ridership on the Red, Green, and Purple lines decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 1 percent), decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 4 percent) and decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 2 percent) respectively in July 2019 compared to July 2018. Average Saturday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 2 percent), decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 2 percent), and decreased by less than 1K boardings or (or 5 percent) respectively in July 2019 compared to July 2018. Average Sunday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines decreased by 2K (or 8 percent), decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 3 percent), and decreased by less than 1K boardings (or 5 percent) respectively in July 2019 compared to July 2018 respectively.

Total Local Network

Monthly Total

There were approximately 6,540K boardings in July 2019 compared to 6,342K in July 2018, an increase of 197K boardings (or 3 percent).

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

Average local network decreased on Weekday but increased on Saturday and Sunday in July 2019 compared to July 2018.  Average Weekday ridership decreased by approximately 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent), average Saturday ridership increased by 1K boardings (or 1 percent) and average Sunday ridership increased by approximately 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent) in July 2019 compared to July 2018.

​Commuter Network Overview

Park & Ride

Monthly Total

There were approximately 690K Park and Ride boardings in July 2019 compared to 637K boardings in July 2018, an increase of approximately 53K boardings (or 8 percent).

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday

Average Weekday ridership in July 2019 was 31K boardings compared to 30K boardings July 2018, an increase of 1K boardings (or 4 percent).

Entire Network Summary

Monthly Total

There were 7,230K boardings on the entire fixed-route network in July 2019 compared to approximately 6,980K boardings in July 2018, an increase of 250K boardings (or 4 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 increased on Weekday, Saturday and Sunday in July 2019 compared to July 2018. Average weekday ridership increased by approximately 1K boardings (or less than 1 percent), average Saturday ridership increased by 1K boardings (or 1 percent) and average Sunday ridership increased by approximately 1K (or less than 1 percent) in July 2019 compared to July 2018.

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Local Network: Local Bus​​

Service 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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