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Average Weekday MTA Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
2016-2017 Change
2017 Rank
Local Routes
    *          
B100
  4,712 4,971 4,968 5,279 5,387 5,208 -180 -3.3% 29
B103
  12,683 13,565 13,788 14,214 14,448 13,956 -492 -3.4% 7
Bx23
  4,245 3,713 3,681 3,788 3,829 3,826 -3 -0.1% 39
Q6
  11,960 11,844 11,599 11,398 11,334 10,737 -597 -5.3% 10
Q7
  5,326 5,356 5,225 5,146 5,341 5,323 -19 -0.3% 27
Q8
  10,161 10,453 10,506 10,457 10,696 10,331 -365 -3.4% 11
Q9
  5,252 5,365 5,147 5,175 5,050 4,848 -202 -4.0% 32
Q10
  24,346 23,831 23,194 22,749 23,363 22,981 -381 -1.6% 1
Q11
  5,783 4,900 4,803 4,761 5,004 4,903 -101 -2.0% 31
Q18
  8,574 8,543 8,662 8,665 8,780 8,176 -604 -6.9% 15
Q19
  2,700 2,933 3,088 3,305 3,467 3,559 +92 +2.7% 40
Q21
  3,471 2,785 2,856 2,846 2,926 2,867 -60 -2.0% 42
Q22
  7,230 7,369 6,837 7,086 7,247 6,748 -498 -6.9% 21
Q23
  16,241 15,805 16,128 16,021 16,059 15,719 -340 -2.1% 5
Q25
  18,697 19,324 19,567 20,309 20,083 19,404 -680 -3.4% 4
Q29
  5,968 5,541 5,327 5,298 5,402 5,160 -241 -4.5% 30
Q33
2 9,573 9,026 7,660 7,738 7,773 7,385 -388 -5.0% 19
Q34
  6,878 7,054 7,218 7,069 6,941 6,523 -418 -6.0% 22
Q35
  4,233 4,501 4,306 4,383 4,426 4,143 -284 -6.4% 37
Q37
  7,171 7,362 7,455 7,612 7,842 7,841 -0 -0.0% 18
Q38
  6,629 7,511 7,998 8,394 8,465 7,989 -476 -5.6% 16
Q39
  5,705 5,779 5,662 5,504 5,548 5,392 -156 -2.8% 26
Q40
  5,290 5,066 4,909 4,881 4,976 4,814 -162 -3.3% 33
Q41
  7,292 7,148 6,934 6,797 7,204 7,061 -143 -2.0% 20
Q47
7,954 8,296 8,408 7,680 8,043 7,887 -156 -1.9% 17
Q49
  8,602 8,904 9,338 9,248 9,303 8,786 -517 -5.6% 14
Q50
3,420 4,063 4,439 4,637 4,690 4,665 -26 -0.5% 35
Q52/53Lcl/SBS
1 17,083 21,145 20,074 19,770 20,108 20,614 +506 +2.5% 2
Q60
  14,486 14,144 14,119 13,987 13,761 13,977 +216 +1.6% 6
Q64
  10,377 10,361 10,253 10,044 9,731 9,052 -679 -7.0% 13
Q65
  19,669 20,227 20,685 21,080 21,052 20,232 -820 -3.9% 3
Q66
  13,303 13,575 14,105 14,053 13,824 13,748 -76 -0.6% 8
Q67
  2,672 2,749 2,810 2,848 2,768 2,498 -270 -9.7% 44
Q69
  10,029 9,944 10,101 9,827 9,849 9,613 -236 -2.4% 12
Q70
2 949 3,419 4,048 4,183 4,670 +487 +11.6% 34
Q72
5,619 5,764 6,029 6,005 6,204 6,406 +201 +3.2% 23
Q100
  4,248 4,332 4,198 4,156 4,129 4,119 -10 -0.2% 38
Q101
  3,445 3,299 3,444 3,430 3,632 3,538 -94 -2.6% 41
Q102
  2,430 2,413 2,598 2,663 2,663 2,756 +93 +3.5% 43
Q103
  646 781 998 1,240 1,385 1,612 +227 +16.4% 46
Q104
  2,100 2,144 2,308 2,264 2,296 2,237 -60 -2.6% 45
Q110
  6,965 6,824 6,675 6,463 6,281 6,063 -218 -3.5% 25
Q111
  14,504 13,832 13,133 13,224 12,390 11,498 -892 -7.2% 9
Q112
  5,603 5,351 5,113 4,915 5,217 5,304 +86 +1.7% 28
Q113
  11,403 11,745 9,019 4,537 4,569 4,173 -396 -8.7% 36
Q114
3 2,063 6,227 6,396 6,126 -270 -4.2% 24
Local Total
  364,677 370,588 370,845 371,221 374,066 364,465 -9,601 -2.6%
Express Routes
BM1
  1,412 1,323 1,261 1,165 1,140 1,041 -98 -8.6% 10
BM2
  1,049 919 856 802 786 733 -53 -6.7% 14
BM3
  1,024 882 808 733 703 680 -23 -3.3% 15
BM4
  761 671 628 584 569 540 -29 -5.2% 23
BM5
  618 604 583 542 575 570 -5 -0.9% 20
BxM1
  1,621 1,532 1,422 1,321 1,302 1,284 -17 -1.3% 8
BxM2
  833 813 756 684 673 662 -11 -1.6% 18
BxM3
  760 723 688 643 635 641 +7 +1.1% 19
BxM4
  407 389 356 344 346 357 +11 +3.1% 30
BxM6
  683 669 623 601 594 547 -47 -7.9% 22
BxM7
  3,085 2,845 2,783 2,631 2,559 2,395 -163 -6.4% 1
BxM8
1,776 1,692 1,666 1,590 1,549 1,464 -85 -5.5% 5
BxM9
  2,219 2,161 2,130 2,118 2,076 1,970 -106 -5.1% 2
BxM10
  1,748 1,599 1,496 1,470 1,445 1,396 -49 -3.4% 6
BxM11
  1,227 1,172 1,042 995 997 980 -17 -1.7% 12
BxM18
  312 302 293 263 254 244 -10 -3.9% 32
QM1 / QM31
6 623 670 626 546 453 419 -34 -7.5% 24
QM2 / QM32
6 1,960 1,957 1,922 1,777 1,679 1,649 -30 -1.8% 4
QM3
  142 152 133 124 129 117 -12 -9.0% 35
QM4 / QM44
5 830 784 813 752 710 678 -32 -4.6% 16
QM5 / QM35
6 2,038 1,963 2,071 1,929 1,860 1,804 -56 -3.0% 3
QM6 / QM36
6 1,106 1,111 1,115 1,019 974 981 +7 +0.8% 11
QM7
  766 737 740 702 658 668 +11 +1.6% 17
QM8
  603 614 632 587 586 566 -20 -3.4% 21
QM10 / QM40
6 357 342 330 312 285 289 +4 +1.5% 31
QM11
  413 375 396 385 389 415 +26 +6.8% 25
QM12 / QM42
6 476 469 453 407 376 381 +5 +1.4% 27
QM15
  1,328 1,335 1,329 1,312 1,351 1,337 -14 -1.0% 7
QM16
  367 376 354 384 414 401 -13 -3.1% 26
QM17
  405 443 360 354 351 365 +13 +3.7% 29
QM18
  231 209 201 182 191 201 +10 +5.0% 34
QM20
  1,159 1,148 1,120 1,076 1,004 963 -41 -4.0% 13
QM21
  363 324 284 248 233 209 -24 -10.1% 33
QM24 / QM34
5 1,171 1,140 1,113 1,055 1,041 1,097 +55 +5.3% 9
QM25
  308 301 314 306 320 379 +59 +18.4% 28
Express Total
  34,181 32,744 31,697 29,943 29,205 28,425 -779 -2.7%  
Adjustment
     1,928    3,886    4,572    4,813    3,930 3,337 -593 -15.1%  
Grand Total
  400,786 407,217 407,115 405,978 407,201 396,227 -10,973 -2.7%  

 

Ridership Notes

* Averages exclude Monday, October 29-Friday, November 2, 2012 due to Superstorm Sandy.
1
Route Q52 began operating on 7/1/12 as part of a restructuring of the Q21 route.  The Q52/52 SBS began operating on November 12, 2017, replacing Q52 and Q53 local service
2
Route Q70 to LGA began operating on 9/8/13.  Route Q33 was shortened to Ditmars Blvd the same day.  On 9/25/2016, Q70 Select Bus Service replaced Q70 local service.
3
Route Q114 began operating on 8/31/14.
4
Route Q103 weekend service began operating on 6/29/2014.
5
In July 2016, the 3rd variants of the following express routes were relabeled (the 6th Avenue variants retained their original names):
     QM4- 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM44
     QM24 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM34
6
In September 2016, the 3rd variants of the following express routes were relabeled (the 6th Avenue variants retained their original names):
     QM1 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM31
     QM2 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM32
     QM5 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM35
     QM6 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM36
     QM10 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM40
     QM12 - 3rd Avenue variant renamed QM42

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