Category ridership reports

Interior of Miami Airport Metrorail Orange Line station

Metrorail’s busiest (and emptiest) stations

Not all Miami Metrorail stations are created equal. Some are busy whilst others are always empty. Government Center may be crowded during rush hour, whereas other stations, such as Vizcaya, are virtually always empty. Which stations really are the busiest and how has the Metrorail system evolved in the past five years? The city’s inner […]

Miami Transit Report: 2012 in Review

2012 was a good year for transit in Miami. Metrorail and Metromover broke records, recording their highest annual passenger counts ever. The Orange Line was opened. Metrorail service frequency was doubled at the system’s busiest stations and overall growth was seen in all modes of transit in the city. Highlights of 2012: Orange Line is […]

Miami transit report: 11/2012

November saw another month of passenger ridership growth on all modes of Miami-Dade Transit. A record weekday average of 71,800 passengers rode Metrorail in November. This is the best recorded weekday average in Metrorail history! Could this be due to the increased reliability and convenience of Metrorail since the opening of the Orange Line? I […]

Miami transit report: 10/2012

October saw continued ridership growth on all modes of Miami-Dade Transit. A record 70,500 passengers rode Metrorail on average on weekdays in October. This record is tied with March 2008 for the highest ridership on Metrorail ever. Great news! Metromover stayed constant at 31,100 average daily passengers in October 2011 as in October 2012. Metrorail […]

Miami transit report: 09/2012

Summer is now over, which means Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) ridership begins to rise. September has been Metrorail’s strongest month in 2012, boasting an average 69,200 passengers a day. This is the highest passenger count on Metrorail since September 2008. This is an increase from Metrorail’s 62,100 passengers last month. Metromover stayed around the same at […]

Metrorail passenger ridership chart

Orange Line’s first month: transit report

Ridership for Metrorail Orange Line’s first full month, August 2012, were recently released. Let’s see how the new Orange Line (and Miami Airport station) have affected the amount of passengers on the system. The Orange Line opened on July 28, 2012, so August figures provide us the first real glimpse at the line’s first month […]