About New York City Transit
MTA New York City Transit is the largest public transportation agency in North America and one of the largest in the world. The subway has a daily ridership of 5.6 million and an annual ridership in 2014 of roughly 1.751 billion. Our fleet of more than 6,300 subway cars traveled approximately 361.1 million miles in 2014, along 660 miles of track, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, although not all routes operate around the clock. There are 468 subway stations, including 109 made accessible to customers with disabilities, via elevators and ramps. NYC Transit Subway serves Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens, making 7,883 weekday trips. MTA Staten Island Railway (SIR) serves Staten Island and has four ADA-accessible stations.
The bus fleet, which consists of New York City Transit and MTA Bus, had 5,710 vehicles in 2014 - the largest in North America. Furthermore, NYC Transit was the first public transportation in the world to make its buses 100 percent accessible to customers with disabilities. The average ridership is 2.5 million a day, 793 million annually, on 238 local, 7 Select Bus Service, and 62 express routes in the five boroughs.
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