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Tue Apr 1, 2014, 11:24 PM

Houston: Metro Sees Record-Breaking Spring Break Ridership





Metro says there were over a million boardings on the Main Street line during the three-week spring break period. Close to half of those riders traveled Reliant Park for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Others traveled to the Museum District and Hermann Park.

Metro's Jerome Gray says the numbers show a 6.6 percent increase in ridership over the same period last year.

"We had more cars available on the Main Street Line to get to Reliant. So that of course meant we had greater capacity on the cars."

The Main Street Line saw its highest ridership on March 19, with close to 77,000 boardings. ................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/news/metro-sees-recordbreaking-spring-break-ridership/



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Tue Apr 1, 2014, 11:29 PM

1. Awesome! See, not everyone in Tejas is a dumb bubba.

 

There are obviously a lot of people who "get" the goodness of public transportation in Houston.

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