Category: Ridership Numbers and Records

Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting

In this month’s Friday Rewind, I take a look back at when Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) began repainting their bus fleet. When I began riding HART in 2006, most of their buses still donned the late 90’s era “HARTline” white with red/blue/green ribbons… Continue Reading “Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting”

Why Transit Ridership is Down

You’ve probably noticed in recent months that overall transit ridership has declined. In some regions, transit ridership has declined to the point where transit agencies are seriously having to examine cutting service and raising fares just to stay afloat. Here in Tampa Bay, ridership… Continue Reading “Why Transit Ridership is Down”

Transit Ridership Summary updated with December, 2014 figures

The Transit Ridership Summary table has been updated with December, 2014 figures! If you’re new to my site, this table can be accessed and downloaded through Dropbox. Don’t have a Dropbox account? Not a problem! Anyone can access and download this file. Even then, Dropbox provides… Continue Reading “Transit Ridership Summary updated with December, 2014 figures”

Transit Ridership Summary updated with November, 2014 figures

Note: November ridership figures for Hampton Roads Transit are currently unavailable. The Transit Ridership Summary table has been updated with November, 2014 figures! If you’re new to my site, this table can be accessed and downloaded through Dropbox. Don’t have a Dropbox account? Not a problem!… Continue Reading “Transit Ridership Summary updated with November, 2014 figures”

Transit Ridership Summary updated with October, 2014 figures

The Transit Ridership Summary table has been updated with October, 2014 figures! If you’re new to my site, this table can be accessed and downloaded through Dropbox. Don’t have a Dropbox account? Not a problem! Anyone can access and download this file. Even then, Dropbox provides… Continue Reading “Transit Ridership Summary updated with October, 2014 figures”

Transit Ridership Summary updated with September, 2014 figures

The Transit Ridership Summary table has been updated with September, 2014 figures! In addition, I’ve also included preliminary figures for HART’s bus and streetcar ridership for the month of October. More on how well HART did for October in just a few moments. The… Continue Reading “Transit Ridership Summary updated with September, 2014 figures”

Transit Ridership Summary for May – August, 2014

After a few months hiatus, I’ve decided to compile transit ridership figures through a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet, which I can easily update each month, rather putting up detailed blog posts each month. This file can be accessed and downloaded through Dropbox. Don’t have a… Continue Reading “Transit Ridership Summary for May – August, 2014”

February, 2014 Ridership Report

The numbers are out once again! And the month of February brought forth strong transit ridership along Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), and Hampton Roads Transit (HRT). Let’s take a quick glance at the numbers! For the report,… Continue Reading “February, 2014 Ridership Report”

January Bus Ridership Report

Despite colder than usual weather that hit the Tampa Bay area during the month of January, HART and PSTA both shattered previous ridership records for the month! Let’s take a glance at the total bus ridership for both systems. Please note that HRT’s January… Continue Reading “January Bus Ridership Report”

No new funding = Bare-Bones service

As you may have heard; HART and PSTA posted news last week of record ridership during the month of April, which continues to be an amazing trend despite the current state of the economy throughout the Bay Area. However, I really have to make things… Continue Reading “No new funding = Bare-Bones service”