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Average Weekday Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2017-2018 Change
2018 Rank
Brooklyn Local Routes                  
B1
19,128 18,966 19,409 19,828 18,987 18,180 -807 -4.3% 25
B2
2,539 2,539 2,579 2,464 2,216 2,088 -128 -5.8% 160
B3
12,698 12,176 11,914 11,803 11,544 11,309 -235 -2.0% 53
B4
5,089 5,442 5,653 6,195 6,207 6,192 -15 -0.2% 111
B6
41,940 41,812 41,175 41,320 40,135 35,963 -4,172 -10.4% 4
B7
5,791 5,791 5,870 6,066 5,814 5,091 -723 -12.4% 128
B8
19,667 19,333 19,541 19,616 18,981 18,388 -593 -3.1% 23
B9
13,110 12,687 12,785 14,404 14,495 14,416 -79 -0.5% 33
B11
11,824 11,591 11,283 11,273 10,471 10,377 -94 -0.9% 61
B12
17,477 16,704 15,766 15,380 13,604 12,124 -1,480 -10.9% 49
B13
5,433 5,536 5,844 6,290 6,193 6,084 -109 -1.8% 114
B14
7,314 7,248 7,214 7,243 6,577 5,900 -677 -10.3% 117
B15
22,729 22,132 22,153 22,282 19,827 17,977 -1,850 -9.3% 27
B16
6,816 6,805 6,686 6,739 6,760 6,184 -576 -8.5% 112
B17
12,422 12,070 11,605 11,279 10,403 9,382 -1,021 -9.8% 70
B20
8,105 7,786 7,433 7,042 6,765 6,315 -450 -6.7% 110
B24
2,622 2,582 2,379 2,390 2,293 2,449 +156 +6.8% 153
B25
10,872 10,603 10,041 10,048 8,880 7,874 -1,006 -11.3% 93
B26
10,473 10,290 9,757 9,723 9,011 8,234 -777 -8.6% 88
B31
2,742 2,750 2,664 2,753 2,721 2,619 -102 -3.7% 152
B32
4 132 653 725 819 849 820 -29 -3.4% 173
B35
33,070 32,353 33,016 31,886 29,899 27,273 -2,626 -8.8% 8
B36
14,677 14,319 14,320 14,026 13,108 12,305 -803 -6.1% 47
B37
7 0 1,015 2,208 2,380 2,558 2,300 -258 -10.1% 156
B38
20,587 20,222 19,241 19,099 18,828 18,011 -817 -4.3% 26
B39
309 321 258 260 239 220 -19 -7.9% 183
B41
32,431 30,701 28,690 27,082 24,970 22,967 -2,003 -8.0% 16
B42
4,509 4,491 4,310 4,186 3,885 3,546 -339 -8.7% 145
B43
11,092 10,917 10,530 10,540 9,832 9,346 -486 -4.9% 71
B44Lcl/SBS
5 37,786 36,016 37,021 37,418 34,877 32,334 -2,543 -7.3% 5
B45
7,028 6,745 6,217 6,019 5,510 4,973 -537 -9.7% 129
B46Lcl/SBS
12 47,863 46,422 44,431 43,463 41,786 38,120 -3,666 -8.8% 3
B47
11,647 10,924 10,611 10,436 9,495 9,252 -243 -2.6% 73
B48
3,870 3,979 3,759 3,851 3,683 3,534 -149 -4.0% 146
B49
14,379 13,265 12,755 12,452 11,674 10,886 -788 -6.8% 57
B52
12,792 12,523 12,451 12,435 11,326 9,940 -1,386 -12.2% 65
B54
11,836 11,501 10,946 10,466 9,640 9,197 -443 -4.6% 74
B57
6,975 7,054 7,072 7,244 7,064 6,851 -213 -3.0% 101
B60
11,094 10,446 9,753 9,906 9,443 8,364 -1,079 -11.4% 85
B61
10,727 10,433 10,233 9,945 9,377 8,876 -501 -5.3% 81
B62
10,318 9,587 8,652 7,882 7,292 6,841 -451 -6.2% 102
B63
12,477 12,187 11,778 11,607 12,008 11,148 -860 -7.2% 54
B64
5,385 5,487 5,579 5,732 5,273 5,442 +169 +3.2% 124
B65
3,810 3,632 3,437 3,398 3,151 2,795 -356 -11.3% 151
B67
4,262 4,554 4,521 4,504 4,511 4,441 -70 -1.6% 132
B68
15,135 14,883 14,182 14,159 13,586 12,660 -926 -6.8% 42
B69
3,907 4,002 3,989 4,225 4,308 4,134 -174 -4.0% 136
B70
6,059 5,394 5,387 5,942 6,229 6,520 +291 +4.7% 107
B74
4,597 4,601 4,436 4,225 3,911 3,598 -313 -8.0% 144
B82Lcl/SBS
18 27,751 27,774 27,930 27,959 26,599 25,126 -1,473 -5.5% 11
B83
8,660 8,970 8,642 8,281 7,795 7,024 -771 -9.9% 99
B84
3 188 490 585 595 548 544 -4 -0.7% 180
B OTHER
262 272 324 452 385 683  
Brooklyn Local
  634,406 620,976 609,740 607,012 575,523 537,217 -38,306 -6.7%  
Bronx Local Routes
Bx1/2
38,786 39,549 38,411 36,487 33,374 30,134 -3,240 -9.7% 6
Bx3
15,972 15,271 15,042 14,921 14,186 12,538 -1,648 -11.6% 43
Bx4
12,363 12,505 11,542 11,411 9,904 9,043 -861 -8.7% 77
Bx5
12,247 12,321 11,786 11,194 10,236 9,133 -1,103 -10.8% 75
Bx6Lcl/SBS
16 24,548 24,645 24,642 23,800 22,896 22,824 -72 -0.3% 17
Bx7
14,079 13,762 13,570 13,720 13,558 13,257 -301 -2.2% 39
Bx8
7,392 7,418 7,148 7,282 6,918 6,356 -562 -8.1% 109
Bx9
27,942 27,862 27,517 27,175 25,251 23,180 -2,071 -8.2% 14
Bx10
11,079 11,040 11,040 11,266 10,858 10,358 -500 -4.6% 62
Bx11
14,627 14,562 14,818 14,269 13,087 11,536 -1,551 -11.9% 52
Bx12Lcl/SBS
47,657 48,703 48,656 48,124 46,104 42,377 -3,727 -8.1% 2
Bx13
11,371 11,818 11,818 12,094 11,395 10,217 -1,178 -10.3% 63
Bx15
2 26,235 32,328 30,687 28,156 25,145 21,777 -3,368 -13.4% 19
Bx16
7,994 7,924 8,031 8,239 7,834 7,026 -808 -10.3% 98
Bx17
10,948 10,987 10,559 10,219 9,391 8,187 -1,204 -12.8% 89
Bx18
1,795 1,790 1,844 1,920 1,763 1,580 -183 -10.4% 164
Bx19
31,954 31,434 31,531 29,378 26,454 23,259 -3,195 -12.1% 13
Bx20
878 856 804 772 754 813 +59 +7.8% 174
Bx21
16,292 16,479 16,055 15,234 13,709 12,097 -1,612 -11.8% 50
Bx22
15,470 14,915 15,102 14,690 13,680 12,391 -1,289 -9.4% 44
Bx24
493 604 732 754 787 771 -16 -2.0% 175
Bx26
7,851 7,823 8,018 7,988 7,507 6,743 -764 -10.2% 105
Bx27
7,812 7,847 7,743 7,435 7,048 6,145 -903 -12.8% 113
Bx28/38
16,390 16,415 16,066 15,750 14,448 13,124 -1,324 -9.2% 41
Bx29
2,650 2,637 2,524 2,476 2,371 2,254 -117 -4.9% 157
Bx30
9,669 9,780 9,814 9,680 8,995 7,973 -1,022 -11.4% 92
Bx31
10,684 10,750 10,349 10,019 9,160 8,295 -865 -9.4% 87
Bx32
7,233 7,186 7,049 6,809 6,351 5,746 -605 -9.5% 120
Bx33
3,147 3,121 2,991 2,866 2,684 2,318 -366 -13.6% 155
Bx34
4,632 4,680 4,394 4,268 4,011 3,408 -603 -15.0% 147
Bx35
17,686 17,868 18,537 17,651 16,247 14,326 -1,921 -11.8% 34
Bx36
31,566 31,745 31,729 30,474 27,786 24,736 -3,050 -11.0% 12
Bx39
17,979 17,959 16,670 16,434 15,010 13,247 -1,763 -11.7% 40
Bx40/42
27,659 27,750 26,378 25,454 22,789 19,995 -2,794 -12.3% 21
Bx41Lcl/SBS
2 20,623 25,077 24,231 23,558 21,088 18,313 -2,775 -13.2% 24
Bx46
1 323 563 598 619 600 548 -52 -8.7% 178
Bx55
2 6,487 0 0      
Bx OTHER
  203 242 285 240 284 472  
Bronx Local
  542,716 548,216 538,711 522,826 483,663 436,497 -47,166 -9.8%  
Manhattan Local Routes
M1
13,063 12,210 10,810 10,436 9,525 9,568 +43 +0.5% 67
M2
11,065 10,282 9,614 9,275 8,762 8,504 -258 -2.9% 84
M3
14,820 14,093 13,792 13,149 12,626 12,324 -302 -2.4% 46
M4
19,007 17,735 17,080 16,235 14,898 14,905 +7 +0.0% 30
M5
14 12,807 11,767 10,711 10,063 6,893 6,944 +51 +0.7% 100
M7
16,098 15,160 13,412 12,905 12,048 12,190 +142 +1.2% 48
M8
2,171 2,237 2,142 2,107 1,884 1,616 -268 -14.2% 163
M9
4,628 5,138 5,257 5,333 4,960 4,779 -181 -3.6% 131
M10
8,052 7,775 7,264 6,874 6,386 6,083 -303 -4.7% 115
M11
12,404 11,523 10,877 10,152 9,620 9,271 -349 -3.6% 72
M12
8 124 464 515 532 547 +15 +2.8% 179
M14
36,693 34,487 32,868 30,558 28,388 26,637 -1,751 -6.2% 9
M15Lcl/SBS
54,310 49,597 46,029 44,797 43,343 44,725 +1,382 +3.2% 1
M20
3,647 3,116 2,710 2,446 2,184 2,083 -101 -4.6% 161
M21
1,400 1,430 1,423 1,402 1,397 1,421 +24 +1.7% 167
M22
2,794 2,741 2,690 2,732 2,521 2,201 -320 -12.7% 158
M23/SBS
13 14,546 13,971 12,716 12,308 13,212 13,674 +462 +3.5% 36
M31
10,977 9,760 10,029 9,995 8,847 8,932 +85 +1.0% 80
M34SBS
17,858 15,945 15,080 14,901 15,130 14,824 -306 -2.0% 31
M35
1,683 2,021 1,369 1,038 803 664 -139 -17.3% 176
M42
14,150 12,780 11,517 10,596 9,976 9,430 -546 -5.5% 69
M50
3,282 3,086 2,895 2,785 2,650 2,445 -205 -7.7% 154
M55
14 2,031 2,036 +5 +0.2% 162
M57
7,402 7,245 6,139 6,065 6,002 5,820 -182 -3.0% 119
M60/SBS
6 17,013 16,187 16,697 16,751 15,804 16,018 +214 +1.4% 28
M66
12,845 12,449 11,810 11,195 8,442 8,161 -281 -3.3% 91
M72
6,992 6,759 6,134 5,675 4,585 4,306 -279 -6.1% 133
M79/SBS
15 17,374 15,712 14,660 13,892 12,011 12,337 +326 +2.7% 45
M86/SBS
10 25,484 23,846 23,576 24,746 20,247 19,035 -1,212 -6.0% 22
M96
16,161 15,854 15,442 15,034 13,995 13,637 -358 -2.6% 37
M98
2,008 1,852 1,790 1,863 1,665 1,523 -142 -8.5% 166
M100
16,316 16,200 16,412 17,006 16,048 14,596 -1,452 -9.0% 32
M101
29,987 28,258 26,167 24,275 22,434 22,642 +208 +0.9% 18
M102
14,442 13,143 12,739 12,292 11,522 11,868 +346 +3.0% 51
M103
11,917 10,910 10,403 9,786 8,834 8,979 +145 +1.6% 78
M104
11,318 10,216 9,026 8,223 7,587 7,136 -451 -5.9% 97
M106
2,217 2,300 2,436 2,476 2,303 2,183 -120 -5.2% 159
M116
9,683 9,327 10,147 10,296 9,589 9,071 -518 -5.4% 76
M OTHER
186 349 380 302 391 345      
Manhattan Local
476,800 447,585 424,707 410,479 380,075 373,460 -6,615 -1.7%  
Queens Local Routes
Q1
4,718 4,709 4,719 4,381 4,218 4,161 -57 -1.4% 135
Q2
6,107 5,889 5,691 5,722 5,550 5,320 -230 -4.1% 127
Q3
9,696 9,445 9,667 9,684 9,425 8,709 -716 -7.6% 82
Q4
10,188 9,806 9,379 9,242 9,037 8,645 -392 -4.3% 83
Q5
12,510 12,356 12,003 11,728 11,313 10,844 -469 -4.1% 59
Q12
11,185 10,815 10,889 11,099 10,792 10,162 -630 -5.8% 64
Q13
8,899 8,706 8,610 8,516 8,165 7,421 -744 -9.1% 95
Q15
5,799 5,738 5,729 5,876 5,805 5,692 -113 -1.9% 122
Q16
4,153 4,021 4,052 4,054 4,001 3,917 -84 -2.1% 139
Q17
17,985 17,530 17,237 17,224 15,932 15,475 -457 -2.9% 29
Q20
13,609 13,452 13,371 14,192 14,577 13,838 -739 -5.1% 35
Q24
8,981 9,199 8,846 8,512 8,175 7,373 -802 -9.8% 96
Q26
1,464 1,438 1,397 1,466 1,535 1,375 -160 -10.4% 168
Q27
25,014 24,935 24,516 24,580 23,777 23,079 -698 -2.9% 15
Q28
10,218 9,905 9,816 9,893 9,432 8,950 -482 -5.1% 79
Q30
10,205 10,155 10,243 10,555 10,155 9,452 -703 -6.9% 68
Q31
5,881 5,709 5,610 5,692 5,791 5,595 -196 -3.4% 123
Q32
11,824 10,616 9,942 9,454 9,186 9,810 +624 +6.8% 66
Q36
5,933 5,874 5,943 6,101 6,060 5,899 -161 -2.7% 118
Q42
1,051 1,150 1,195 1,195 1,184 1,156 -28 -2.4% 170
Q43
15,738 15,368 14,840 14,853 14,295 13,434 -861 -6.0% 38
Q44/SBS
11 28,689 28,139 27,092 27,712 27,178 25,646 -1,532 -5.6% 10
Q46
22,737 22,196 21,647 21,468 20,754 20,028 -726 -3.5% 20
Q48
2,790 2,673 2,805 2,854 2,813 2,907 +94 +3.3% 150
Q54
12,466 12,113 11,761 11,952 11,385 10,567 -818 -7.2% 60
Q55
7,838 7,839 7,427 7,343 7,147 6,761 -386 -5.4% 104
Q56
8,972 8,912 8,003 7,862 7,894 7,630 -264 -3.3% 94
Q58
28,967 29,464 29,027 29,412 28,810 27,940 -870 -3.0% 7
Q59
6,957 6,925 6,844 7,127 7,090 6,768 -322 -4.5% 103
Q76
5,976 5,711 5,557 5,742 5,695 5,341 -354 -6.2% 126
Q77
6,486 6,221 6,306 6,413 6,165 5,744 -421 -6.8% 121
Q83
9,364 9,048 8,827 8,664 8,439 8,168 -271 -3.2% 90
Q84
4,833 4,593 4,528 4,441 4,349 4,225 -124 -2.9% 134
Q85
12,900 12,503 12,150 11,820 11,400 10,939 -461 -4.0% 55
Q88
11,077 10,695 10,529 11,010 11,084 10,937 -147 -1.3% 56
Q OTHER
382 689 698 466 504 543  
Queens Local
371,592 364,537 356,896 358,305 349,112 334,451 -14,661 -4.2%  
Staten Island Local Routes
S40/90
4,556 4,589 4,671 4,629 4,378 4,072 -306 -7.0% 137
S42
867 876 905 914 883 828 -55 -6.2% 172
S44/94
6,786 7,163 7,240 7,016 6,527 5,928 -599 -9.2% 116
S46/96
7,460 7,695 7,626 7,299 6,942 6,435 -507 -7.3% 108
S48/98
7,846 7,861 7,975 7,702 7,346 6,700 -646 -8.8% 106
S51/81
4,176 4,212 4,248 4,169 3,976 3,661 -315 -7.9% 142
S52
3,414 3,557 3,615 3,450 3,412 3,119 -293 -8.6% 148
S53
10,304 9,916 9,497 9,378 9,136 8,340 -796 -8.7% 86
S54
1,477 1,413 1,447 1,315 1,114 944 -170 -15.3% 171
S55
525 476 390 355 298 289 -9 -3.0% 182
S56
622 628 532 515 486 448 -38 -7.8% 181
S57
1,584 1,582 1,494 1,436 1,349 1,183 -166 -12.3% 169
S59
3,817 3,822 3,749 3,592 3,397 3,065 -332 -9.8% 149
S61/91
4,303 4,498 4,492 4,385 4,217 3,931 -286 -6.8% 138
S62/92
4,734 4,530 4,386 4,431 4,212 3,821 -391 -9.3% 141
S66
1,787 1,769 1,677 1,659 1,619 1,537 -82 -5.1% 165
S74/84
5,605 5,537 5,512 5,411 5,325 4,898 -427 -8.0% 130
S76/86
4,606 4,743 4,724 4,617 4,331 3,849 -482 -11.1% 140
S78
6,836 6,440 6,211 6,163 6,004 5,411 -593 -9.9% 125
S79SBS
9,939 10,640 11,070 11,378 11,266 10,873 -393 -3.5% 58
S89
943 830 781 756 699 583 -116 -16.6% 177
S93
1,828 2,294 3,235 3,686 3,789 3,659 -130 -3.4% 143
S OTHER
174 277 310 279 358 375  
Staten Is Local
94,189 95,348 95,787 94,535 91,064 83,949 -7,115 -7.8%  
Express Routes
SIM1
17 2,089 5
SIM2
17 531 23
SIM3
17 768 16
SIM4
17 1,282 9
SIM5
17 446 28
SIM6
17 771 15
SIM7
17 393 33
SIM8
17 898 14
SIM9
19 158 44
SIM10
17 1,034 12
SIM15
17 414 31
SIM22
17 286 39
SIM25
17 338 34
SIM26
17 451 27
SIM30
17 303 37
SIM31
17 300 38
SIM32
17 279 41
SIM33
17 275 42
SIM34
17 469 26
SIM35
17 247 43
X1
17 6,351 6,237 5,963 6,019 5,899 3,689 -2,210 -37.5% 2
X2
17 1,678 1,692 1,639 1,550 1,477 929 -548 -37.1% 13
X3
17 609 517 500 486 475 286 -189 -39.8% 40
X4
17 683 658 628 645 652 405 -247 -37.9% 32
X5
17 1,936 1,939 1,849 1,865 1,850 1,203 -647 -35.0% 10
X7
17 1,923 1,916 1,815 1,753 1,688 1,078 -610 -36.1% 11
X8
17 933 965 862 817 817 515 -302 -37.0% 25
X9
17 1,280 1,300 1,198 1,105 984 625 -359 -36.5% 20
X10
17 3,103 2,929 2,784 2,825 2,758 1,745 -1,013 -36.7% 6
X11
17 819 774 724 705 687 445 -242 -35.2% 29
X12/42
17 2,359 2,334 2,248 2,235 2,201 1,442 -759 -34.5% 7
X14
17 1,027 964 885 894 845 545 -300 -35.5% 21
X15
17 1,274 1,245 1,242 1,149 1,098 719 -379 -34.5% 17
X17
17 5,989 5,851 5,812 6,114 6,142 3,823 -2,319 -37.8% 1
X19
17 1,051 1,019 940 1,018 1,011 678 -333 -32.9% 18
X21
9,17 108 393 488 541 325 -216 -39.9% 35
X22
17 2,120 2,218 2,198 2,304 2,240 1,375 -865 -38.6% 8
X27/37
3,416 3,363 3,121 3,106 3,041 2,940 -101 -3.3% 3
X28/38
2,988 2,829 2,616 2,634 2,663 2,624 -39 -1.5% 4
X30
17 899 882 843 860 848 522 -326 -38.4% 24
X31
17 757 735 687 675 683 434 -249 -36.5% 30
X63
670 665 614 598 613 628 +15 +2.4% 19
X64
405 358 335 319 299 305 +6 +2.0% 36
X68
591 598 557 546 524 538 +14 +2.7% 22
X Other
19 21 21 23 27  
Express Total
42,880 42,117 40,474 40,733 40,063 39,550 -513 -1.3%  
System Totals
Brooklyn Local
  634,406 620,976 609,740 607,012 575,523 537,217 -38,306 -6.7%  
Bronx Local
  542,716 548,216 538,711 522,826 483,663 436,497 -47,166 -9.8%  
Manhattan Local
  476,800 447,585 424,707 410,479 380,075 373,460 -6,615 -1.7%  
Queens Local
  371,592 364,537 356,896 358,305 349,112 334,451 -14,661 -4.2%  
Staten Is Local
  94,189 95,348 95,787 94,535 91,064 83,949 -7,115 -7.8%  
Local System Adj
  4,015 4,235 4,002 4,145 4,447 5,954  
Local Total
  2,123,718 2,080,897 2,029,843 1,997,302 1,883,884 1,771,528 -112,356 -6.0%  
 
Brooklyn Exp
  6,404 6,192 5,737 5,740 5,704 5,564 -140 -2.5%  
Manhattan Exp
  0 0 0 0 0 0  
Queens Exp
  1,666 1,621 1,506 1,463 1,436 1,471 +35 +2.4%  
Staten Is Exp
  34,791 34,283 33,210 33,507 32,896 32,515 -381 -1.2%  
Exp Special/Adj
  -203 99 90 107 73 108  
Express Total
  42,658 42,195 40,543 40,817 40,109 39,658 -451 -1.1%  
 
Brooklyn Total
  640,810 627,168 615,477 612,752 581,227 542,781 -38,446 -6.6%  
Bronx Total
  542,716 548,216 538,711 522,826 483,663 436,497 -47,166 -9.8%  
Manhattan Total
  476,800 447,585 424,707 410,479 380,075 373,460 -6,615 -1.7%  
Queens Total
  373,258 366,158 358,402 359,768 350,548 335,922 -14,626 -4.2%  
Staten Is Total
  128,980 129,631 128,997 128,042 123,960 116,464 -7,496 -6.0%  
Adjustments
  3,812 4,334 4,092 4,252 4,520 6,057  
Grand Total
  2,166,376 2,123,092 2,070,386 2,038,119 1,923,993 1,811,181 -112,812 -5.9%  

 

Ridership Notes

Route Notes

1 The Bx46 route began operating on April 7, 2013.
2 The Bx41 SBS began operating on June 30, 2013.  Bx41 Local service also continued to operate.  The B55 became Bx15 Limited service.
3 The B84 route began operating on June 30, 2013.
4 The B32 route began operating on September 8, 2013.
5 The B44 SBS began operating on November 17, 2013.  B44 Local service also continued to operate.
6 The M60 SBS began operating on May 25, 2014, replacing M60 Local service.
7 B37 service was restored on June 29, 2014; M8 and Q31 weekend service was restored on April 6, 2014.
8 The M12 route began operating on August 31, 2014.
9 The X21 route began operating on September 2, 2014.
10 The M86 SBS began operating on July 13, 2015, replacing M86 Local service.
11 The Q44 SBS began operating on November 29, 2015, replacing Q44 Limited and overnight local service.
12 The B46 SBS began operating on July 2, 2016.  B46 Local service also continued to operate.
13 The M23 SBS began operating on November 6, 2016, replacing M23 Local service.
14 The M5 route was split into the M5 and M55 on January 8, 2017
15 The M79 SBS began operating on May 21, 2017, replacing M79 Local service.
16 The Bx6 SBS began operating on September 3 2017, replacing Bx6 Local service.
17 The Staten Island Express Bus Network Redesign began operation on August 19, 2018.
18 The B82 SBS began operating on October 1, 2018, replacing B82 Limited, and operating only on weekdays.
19 The SIM9 route began operation on October 7, 2018, as well as several route and serivce adjustments in the SIM system.

 

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