Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:25:00 PM
With tens of thousands of customers boarding light-rail trains on the METRO Green and Blue lines every day, it’s reasonable to wonder just how Metro Transit keeps track of all those rides.
The answer: Automatic Passenger Counters, or [...]
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:16:00 PM
As we prepare to close the books on 2014, I’d like to briefly reflect on all of the incredible progress Metro Transit has made over the last 12 months. It was, in short, an incredible and historic year for our organization, our customers and our [...]
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:41:00 PM
Strong and growing ridership is the hallmark of the METRO Green Line’s first six-months of operation.
Customers have taken about 6 million rides since service began on June 14, including more than 1 million rides in both September and October. [...]
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:10:00 PM
Metro Transit’s light-rail vehicles are becoming even more weather-hardened.
Pantographs that are specially-equipped to cut through ice on overhead wires are being installed on all 27 Bombardier light-rail vehicles and 32 of the newer Siemens [...]
Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:40:00 PM
For the second straight month, customers boarded the METRO Green Line more than 1 million times.
There were 1,131,264 rides on the Green Line in October, up 6 percent from September’s total and a new monthly record. Average weekday ridership was [...]