Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

View Current Digital Issue »


Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends


Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Santa Clara VTA notes ridership gains in August


Ridership on the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (VTA) light-rail and bus systems typically declines in the summer. Not this year.

In August, the agency carried 3.8 million passengers system wide, a 2.6 percent increase compared with August 2007's total. Average weekday ridership reached 145,228, up 6.6 percent. VTA registered a 2 percent gain on its light-rail system, which averaged 36,146 passengers each weekday.  

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 9/16/2008