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Toronto Transit Commission logged record ridership in 2015

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) logged a ridership of 537 million passenger trips in 2015, an all-time record.

The figure surpassed the previous year's record total of 534.8 million, agency officials announced Tuesday. The TTC's ridership has increased each year for the past 12 years.

Additionally, the agency's subway system logged 229 million customer trips in 2015. The Line 1 Yonge-University Station in Toronto was the agency's busiest, serving an estimated 216,200 customers each day.

In 2015, the TTC's highest single-day ridership occurred on Nov. 27, when the agency served 1.86 million customers.

For 2016, TTC is projecting an annual ridership of 553 million.

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