HART ridership is up once again!
November continued the agency's run of strong ridership growth. November marked another month of more than 1 million in bus ridership. The most recent ridership report shows total passenger trips in November reached 1,185,748. That's 6,981 more riders choosing HART to get around Hillsborough County in November 2014 compared to the same month last year.
November 5 saw the greatest daily ridership throughout the month with 58,662 riders picking HART!
On average each weekday HART is delivering more than 52,000 passenger trips on its growing network of buses.
"As ridership continues to grow, so does the need to expand service to keep pace with the growing demands of the county," said HART Chief Executive Officer Katharine Eagan. "We are pleased to see a steady increase in ridership during the first quarter of FY2015."
The top five average weekday ridership routes in FY2015, showing that public transit use remains strong in significant areas of Hillsborough County:
For the month of November, bicycle boardings in Hillsborough County saw a 3.2 percent increase over last year's numbers. HART logged 18,432 boardings compared to 17,641 last year.