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VOL. 38 | NO. 10 | Friday, March 7, 2014
Public transit ridership mostly down in Tennessee
The Associated Press
Despite growing national figures, most Tennesseans aren't using public transit as much as they did last year, according to new ridership numbers.
What follows is a look at ridership reported by transit agencies in Tennessee.
Urban area; Agency; Change in unlinked passenger trips 2012 to 2013; Percent of increase or decrease
Chattanooga; Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority; 170,600 decrease; 5.2 percent
Clarksville; Clarksville Transit System; 85,600 decrease; 9.5 percent
Memphis; Memphis Area Transit Authority; 82,300 decrease; 0.8 percent
Nashville; Metropolitan Transit Authority; 166,100 increase; 1.7 percent
Nashville; Regional Transportation Authority; 41,600 decrease; 5.3 percent