In the past two posts, we’ve given an overview of how ridership changed during the pandemic, both over the course of the year and spatially throughout the system. In this post, we’ll take a look at how patterns of ridership changed temporally on a weekly and daily level.
Ridership on the MBTA and public transit in general has dropped dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. For this series of posts, we wanted to take a longer look at the year to review how ridership changed in three dimensions: by mode, over time, and by location.
In 2020 Ridership In Review: Part 1, we took a broad look at ridership on the MBTA in 2020, and dove into the details on which types of passengers continued to ride the system. In this post, we’ll examine where passengers rode the system and how that changed from the patterns we typically see.
This year, MassDOT released new Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans with the goal of increasing the comfort, safety, and convenience of biking and walking for all people. One key piece of both plans is making it easier for people to access transit.
This post explains changes to the real-time data feed for heavy and light rail vehicles made on September 12, 2018 impact our reliability performance measure.
Answers to the MBTA Station Prints Quiz!
Can you identify an MBTA station by its boarding print?
The MBTA sees thousands of visitors during major events, like the Patriots Victory Parade, St. Patrick's Day Parade, and Boston Marathon. We know during these events we will have higher than normal ridership. Fortunately, most of these events have happened before, so we have data to work with.
Chart from fiscal and control board that shows the usual load at each station on orange line.
A look into the types of fraes purchased at various stations and what that data may suggest.