For the 19th time in 20 months, ridership is up on the MBTA'
Despite Fare Hikes, MBTA Ridership Continues to Grow
If your commute to work has felt extra crowded lately, it’s not just “Stroller Cat” taking up room on the MBTA. According to officials, ridership is on the rise, despite predictions that after implementing a new fare structure riders would start finding other ways to get around Boston.
The MBTA’s latest numbers show that ridership in September 2012 increased by 1.5% over the same time last year, with an average of 1.36 million passenger trips per weekday.'