The November 2011 METRO light rail ridership numbers couldn’t quite keep up with the record setting back to back months from September and October. November’s averages all took a hit with weekday and weekend traffic below falling below the previous month. At 1,075,956, November did keep the million + boardings per month total for the fourth month in a row making it 9 of 11 months so far this year to exceed 1 million boardings.
November 2011 ridership numbers look like this:
Total Boardings for November: 1,075,956 vs. 1,258,711 in October:
Avg. Weekday Boardings: 42,451 vs 45,867 in October:
Avg Saturday Boardings: 30,672 vs. 36,725 in October:
Avg Sunday / Holiday Boardings: 20,956 vs. 22,376 in October:
The light rail ridership numbers from November of 2010 show 1,080,495 which is .4% greater than this months totals. For 2011, 8 of the 11 months have seen positive growth over 2010.
Next month will be interesting to see what happens while ASU students are away from home / school. Stay tuned!
*source of numbers: METRO light rail*