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3/3/2009



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Santa Clara VTA continues to post ridership gains


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The ridership climb continues at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). In January, the agency carried 3.6 million passengers on its light-rail and bus systems, up 7.5 percent compared with January 2008.

Monthly light-rail ridership rose 4.7 percent to 826,553. Weekday light-rail ridership averaged 31,368 passengers, a 5.9 percent increase vs. January 2008's total and the highest January light-rail average in the agency's history, VTA said.


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