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400 Million Rides: MBTA Ridership Hit A Record High In 2014

People boarding a Blue Line train.

WBUR | By ZENINJOR ENWEMEKA | March 10, 2015 BOSTON, MA—With increased rides on the subway, buses and the commuter rail, the MBTA had a record 400.8 million trips last year — putting the transit system in line with a nationwide trend in which more and more people are using public transportation. A new report …

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MBTA officials trumpet record ridership in October

Boston Globe | By Kiera Blessing | Nov. 28, 2014 The T set a record for ridership in October, with more than 37 million passenger trips, the transit agency said Friday. Previously, October 2013 held the record, with about 36.7 million trips, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said. The new benchmark, 37.3 million, came three …

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MBTA says ridership increased in 2012, despite fare hike

By Todd Feathers | Globe Correspondent | 01/31/2013 MBTA ridership increased in 2012 — with an average daily ridership of 1.3 million — despite a summer hike in bus and train fares, T officials said today. Last year, 400 million people rode the T, a 2.3 percent increase over 2011. The increase defied the expectations …

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