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June 2018 Metrics    

Overview:
  • Orange County Transportation Authority bus ridership levels have been drastically reduced since 2008. Although fiscal year 2011-2012 showed some slight growth, the following two years have shown slight declines. This trend has persisted in FY 2016-2017 where total bus ridership was measured at 39,650,418, an 8.4 percent reduction compared to FY 2015-2016 and staggering reduction of 38 percent compared to FY 2008-2009.
  • After muted bus ridership growth in the beginning of 2015 was followed by a large jump in ridership during the month of March; bus ridership levels have experienced a downward trend going into the end of the year. For the month of April 2018, OCTA registered 3,269,091 riders which represents a decrease of 34,740 riders compared to March 2018 levels and a decrease of 19,078 riders compared to April 2017 ridership levels.
  • Metrolink ridership rates have shown great performance in 2013, but struggled slightly through 2014 with declining usage. In December 2015, the average ridership for the Orange County line decreased from 184,510 in November 2015 to 182,626 in December 2015, a decrease of 1.0 percent. For the Inland Empire to Orange County line, ridership decreased from 89,449 to 87,302, a decrease of 2.4 percent. And finally for the 91 line, ridership decreased from 56,456 in November 2015 to 55,873 in December 2015, a decrease of 1.0 percent.
  • Both Foothill and San Joaquin toll roads have trended upward through 2016 and 2017. In May 2018, transactions on the Foothill toll road totaled 193,598 representing an increase of 1,202 since May 2017 and an increase of 622 over the previous month; and the San Joaquin toll road transactions totaled 90,036 in May 2018 representing a decrease of 234 transactions compared to the previous year yet an increase of 1,928 transactions compared to the previous month.

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OCTA Annual Bus Ridership, 2005-2017
Orange County Bus Ridership By Fiscal Year: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the annual bus ridership tracked by the Orange County Transportation Authority by fiscal year (July-June).

Source: Orange County Transportation Authority



OCTA Monthly Bus Ridership, 2010-2017
Orange County Bus Ridership by Month: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the annual bus ridership for the Orange County Transportation Authority by month since January 2010.

Source: Orange County Transportation Authority



Monthly Average Metrolink Ridership January 2010 - December 2015
Metrolink Train Ridership by Month: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the total number of passenger boardings per month by Metrolink route that goes through Orange County.

Source: Southern California Regional Rail Authority



Average Daily Transactions 2010-2018
Foothill / Eastern Toll Road

Toll Road Usage—Foothill/Eastern Toll Roads: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the average number of daily transactions for the Foothill-Eastern Toll Road by month.

Source: The Toll Road Authority



Average Daily Transactions 2010-2018 San Joaquin Toll Road
Toll Road Usage—San Joaquin Hills Corridor : Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163
This indicator shows the average number of daily transactions for the San Joaquin Hills Corridor by month.

Source: The Toll Road Authority
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TDD line: (714) 834-7163