This post looks back at the week of 3/16/2020, when major changes in ridership due to the COVID-19 pandemic began to occur.
An early look at changed to ridership due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 19, 2020.
After the unfortunate derailment on the Red Line in June 2019 that drastically affected service throughout the summer, we visualized how ridership on the line had been impacted.
On Monday, December 3, 2018, the walkway that links Independence Avenue in Quincy to the Red Line’s Quincy Adams Station reopened, allowing for the adjacent neighborhood to have an easier and more direct access point to the station.
This post will discuss the methods we use to count riders and trips, and to estimate those we can't directly count. We will also discuss some of our future plans for improving these estimates and our reporting.
This article analyzes the changes in ridership from fiscal year 14-15.
In the last five years, the MBTA and other large transit agencies across the country have seen drops in their ridership, especially on buses and during off-peak times. This is counter to historical trends; given increased population and economic growth in Boston, we would typically expect ridership to increase.
How one-time events like parades and the calendar influences ridership numbers.
How will the upcoming fare collection system, AFC 2.0, affect the cash/ticket surcharge?
In the spring of 2018, the MBTA temporarily closed Wollaston Station for construction. Where did all the old Wollaston riders go?