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August 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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August 2019 (Fiscal Year 2019) Ridership Summary

Monthly Total Ridership

​Average D​​aily Ridership


      This report reflects ridership results as of September 9, 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 5,210K boarding in August 2019 compared to approximately 5,273K in August 2018, a decrease of approximately 63K boardings (or 1 percent) on local bus service. There was a negative calendar mix of one fewer weekday and one more Saturday in August 2019 relative to August 2018. A ridership decrease 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 1K boardings (or 1 percent), Saturday average daily ridership increased by approximately 3K boardings (or 2 percent) and Sunday average daily ridership increased by approximately 1K (or 1 percent) in August 2019 compared to August 2018.

​Light Rail

Monthly Total

There were 1,628K boardings on all three light rail lines in August 2019 compared to 1,646K boardings in August 2018, a decrease of 19K boardings (or 1 percent). Red line ridership decreased by 1 percent, Green line ridership increased by 3 percent, and Purple line ridership increased by 2 percent in August 2019 compared to August 2018. There was a negative calendar mix of one less weekday and one more Sunday in August 2019 relative to August 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), increased by less than 1K boardings (or 5 percent) and increased by less than 1K boardings (or 10 percent) respectively in August 2019 compared to August 2018. Average Saturday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines increased by less than 1K boardings (or 1 percent), increased by less than 1K boardings (or 12 percent), and increased by less than 1K boardings or (or 14 percent) respectively in August 2019 compared to August 2018. Average Sunday ridership on Red, Green, and Purple lines increased by less than 1K (or 2 percent), increased by less than 1K boardings (or 14 percent), and increased by less than 1K boardings (or 7 percent) respectively in August 2019 compared to August 2018 respectively. 

Total Local Network

Monthly Total

There were 6,837K boardings in August 2019 compared to 6,919K in August 2018, a decrease of approximately 82K boardings (or 1 percent).

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday / Saturday / Sunday

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

​Commuter Network Overview

Park & Ride

Monthly Total

There were 723K Park and Ride boardings in August 2019 compared to approximately 715K boardings in August 2018, an increase of 8K boardings (or 1 percent). 

Average Daily Ridership: Weekday

Average Weekday ridership in August 2019 was 33K boardings compared to approximately 31K boardings August 2018, an increase of 2K boardings (or 7 percent).

Entire Network Summary

Monthly Total

There were 7,560K boardings on the entire fixed-route network in August 2019 compared to approximately 7,634K boardings in August 2018, a decrease of approximately 74K 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 increased on Weekday, Saturday and Sunday in August 2019 compared to August 2018. Average weekday ridership increased by 4K boardings (or 1 percent), average Saturday ridership increased by approximately 4K boardings (or 2 percent) and average Sunday ridership increased by approximately 2K (or 1 percent) in August 2019 compared to August 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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