Definition of ridership
: the number of persons who ride a system of public transportation
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The ridership record for New York’s subway system was set in the year ____________ with 2 billion riders.
While bikes have been a crucial mode of transport in China's cities since the Mao era, ridership declined steadily after the 1990s as China's prospering middle class commuters traded up for passenger cars.
Ridership on the Lincoln Avenue bus has been growing more slowly, CTA officials said last month.
More than 650,000 people and more than 1,300 trains each day pass through Penn Station, the country's busiest train station, with an annual ridership that exceeds 10 million.
The Kansas City Streetcar Authority has received city approval to purchase two more streetcar vehicles, which are needed because the four-vehicle fleet is getting a workout from high ridership.
With an increase in urban ridership and bike infrastructure, Indianapolis has become a home to a growing group cycling scene.
In response, Metro is now undergoing a massive study of ridership patterns and what patrons desire from the system.
Ridership in the state reached almost 935,000 in 2012 before dipping to 880,000 in 2014 and gradually increasing the last two years.
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