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April 2017 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 2015-2016 where total bus ridership was measured at 43,271,545, a nearly 8 percent reduction compared to FY 2014-2015 and staggering reduction of 33 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 December 2016, OCTA registered 3,059,531 riders which represents a decrease of 233,842 riders compared to November 2016 levels and a decrease of 344,539 riders compared to December 2015 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 2014 and into 2015. In March 2017, transactions on the Foothill toll road totaled 195,901 representing an increase of 14,154 since March 2016 and an increase of 11,889 over the previous month; and the San Joaquin toll road transactions totaled 93,463 representing an increase of 5,587 transactions compared to the previous year yet an increase of 9,824 compared to the previous month.

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Orange County Bus Ridership By Fiscal Year
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 for the Orange County Transportation Authority by fiscal year (July-June).

Source: Orange County Transportation Authority



Orange County Bus Ridership by Month
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 July 2008

Source: Orange County Transportation Authority



Metrolink Train Ridership by Month
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



Toll Road Usage—Foothill/Eastern Toll Roads
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 Roads by month.

Source: The Toll Road Authority
https://www.thetollroads.com/about/investor/transactions




Toll Road Usage—San Joaquin Hills Corridor
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
https://www.thetollroads.com/about/investor/transactions

Developed and Maintained in partnership with Orange County Business Council
The Orange County Workforce Investment Board is an equal opportunity entity. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TDD line: (714) 834-7163