- Orange County Transportation
Authority bus ridership levels have been drastically reduced since
2008. However, the 2011-2012 year was the first annual period
since the recession to show ridership growth, up 1,225,000 riders
since 2010-2011. May 2013 saw the highest ridership rates for
the year to date, though ridership is still below 2012 levels.
- Metrolink ridership rates have widely fluctuated since July 2008, but have reached
four-year highs in 2012 overall. Though ridership decreased between
November and December 2012, year-over-year ridership has greatly
- Both Foothill and San Joaquin toll roads hit two-year lows in December 2012,
though both are beginning to trend upward, with sustained growth
over the first four months of 2013.