22 Nov '17, 5pm

@SoundTransit light rail ridership up 26%, overall ridership up 12%

The 26% year-to-date growth includes the fact the agency’s University Link light rail extension did not operate for most of the first quarter of 2016, and the system’s Angle Lake station opened in September 2016. WSP USA Sound Transit’s 2017 ridership continued to show strong growth in the third quarter, with ridership for the year to date up 12% over the first nine months of 2016 and light rail ridership up 26%. “The more than 26 percent ridership growth we’ve seen on our light rail trains so far in 2017 over last year shows the region’s tremendous demand for congestion-free transit,” said Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff. “These gains reinforce the importance of staying on schedule in delivering more than 90 additional miles of voter-approved light rail. To stay on track we will need strong partnerships with the region’s cities, the state legislature and Congress.” The rid...

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