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Average Weekday MTA Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2014-2015 Change
2015 Rank
Local Routes
                 
B100
5,241 4,682 4,712 4,971 4,968 5,279 +312 +6.3% 28
B103
8,952 11,064 12,683 13,565 13,788 14,214 +426 +3.1% 6
Bx23
1 1,396 4,498 4,245 3,713 3,681 3,788 +107 +2.9% 40
Q6
11,943 11,978 11,960 11,844 11,599 11,398 -201 -1.7% 10
Q7
5,450 5,291 5,326 5,356 5,225 5,146 -79 -1.5% 30
Q8
9,540 9,791 10,161 10,453 10,506 10,457 -49 -0.5% 11
Q9
5,164 5,083 5,252 5,365 5,147 5,175 +28 +0.5% 29
Q10
23,529 24,244 24,346 23,831 23,194 22,749 -445 -1.9% 1
Q11
8,127 7,332 5,783 4,900 4,803 4,761 -42 -0.9% 34
Q18
8,804 8,337 8,574 8,543 8,662 8,665 +4 +0.0% 15
Q19
2,327 2,365 2,700 2,933 3,088 3,305 +218 +7.0% 42
Q21
3,201 3,236 3,471 2,785 2,856 2,846 -10 -0.4% 44
Q22
7,892 7,350 7,230 7,369 6,837 7,086 +249 +3.6% 20
Q23
16,688 16,493 16,241 15,805 16,128 16,021 -107 -0.7% 4
Q25
16,555 17,336 18,697 19,324 19,567 20,309 +742 +3.8% 3
Q29
6,385 6,115 5,968 5,541 5,327 5,298 -30 -0.6% 27
Q33
6 8,799 9,100 9,573 9,026 7,660 7,738 +78 +1.0% 17
Q34
7,004 6,880 6,878 7,054 7,218 7,069 -149 -2.1% 21
Q35
4,441 4,400 4,233 4,501 4,306 4,383 +77 +1.8% 37
Q37
6,676 6,639 7,171 7,362 7,455 7,612 +157 +2.1% 19
Q38
7,513 6,555 6,629 7,511 7,998 8,394 +396 +5.0% 16
Q39
6,563 5,727 5,705 5,779 5,662 5,504 -158 -2.8% 26
Q40
5,354 5,348 5,290 5,066 4,909 4,881 -28 -0.6% 33
Q41
6,978 7,111 7,292 7,148 6,934 6,797 -137 -2.0% 22
Q47 / Q45
4 8,018 7,943 7,954 8,296 8,408 7,680 -728 -8.7% 18
Q49
8,579 8,514 8,602 8,904 9,338 9,248 -90 -1.0% 14
Q50
1 979 3,225 3,420 4,063 4,439 4,637 +199 +4.5% 35
Q52
5 2,222 5,768 5,036 5,075 +39 +0.8% 31
Q53
14,039 14,931 14,861 15,377 15,037 14,695 -342 -2.3% 5
Q60
14,891 14,525 14,486 14,144 14,119 13,987 -132 -0.9% 8
Q64
9,870 10,200 10,377 10,361 10,253 10,044 -209 -2.0% 12
Q65
18,859 18,724 19,669 20,227 20,685 21,080 +395 +1.9% 2
Q66
12,833 12,535 13,303 13,575 14,105 14,053 -53 -0.4% 7
Q67
2,569 2,645 2,672 2,749 2,810 2,848 +38 +1.4% 43
Q69
10,912 10,432 10,029 9,944 10,101 9,827 -274 -2.7% 13
Q70
6 949 3,419 4,048 +629 +18.4% 39
Q72
5,762 5,603 5,619 5,764 6,029 6,005 -25 -0.4% 25
Q89
3 52
Q100
3,393 3,791 4,248 4,332 4,198 4,156 -42 -1.0% 38
Q101
3,695 3,436 3,445 3,299 3,444 3,430 -14 -0.4% 41
Q102
2,575 2,462 2,430 2,413 2,598 2,663 +65 +2.5% 45
Q103
437 544 646 781 998 1,240 +241 +24.2% 47
Q104
2,175 2,125 2,100 2,144 2,308 2,264 -44 -1.9% 46
Q110
7,042 6,900 6,965 6,824 6,675 6,463 -212 -3.2% 23
Q111
14,599 14,470 14,504 13,832 13,133 13,224 +91 +0.7% 9
Q112
5,447 5,512 5,603 5,351 5,113 4,915 -198 -3.9% 32
Q113
11,198 11,196 11,403 11,745 9,019 4,537 -4,482 -49.7% 36
Q114
7 2,063 6,227 +4,164 +201.9% 24
QBx1
1 5,456
Local Total
357,900 356,670 364,677 370,588 370,845 371,221 +376 +0.1%
Express Routes
BM1
1,491 1,479 1,412 1,323 1,261 1,165 -96 -7.6% 9
BM2
1,112 1,060 1,049 919 856 802 -54 -6.3% 14
BM3
1,130 1,113 1,024 882 808 733 -75 -9.2% 16
BM4
810 809 761 671 628 584 -45 -7.1% 22
BM5
526 602 618 604 583 542 -42 -7.1% 24
BxM1
1,683 1,610 1,621 1,532 1,422 1,321 -101 -7.1% 7
BxM2
805 816 833 813 756 684 -72 -9.5% 18
BxM3
802 721 760 723 688 643 -45 -6.6% 19
BxM4 / 4A / 4B
2 478 416 407 389 356 344 -12 -3.4% 29
BxM6
699 684 683 669 623 601 -22 -3.5% 20
BxM7
3,147 3,086 3,085 2,845 2,783 2,631 -153 -5.5% 1
BxM7B
3 33
BxM8 / BxM7A
2 1,744 1,721 1,776 1,692 1,666 1,590 -76 -4.6% 5
BxM9
2,169 2,189 2,219 2,161 2,130 2,118 -12 -0.6% 2
BxM10
1,819 1,763 1,748 1,599 1,496 1,470 -26 -1.7% 6
BxM11
1,234 1,208 1,227 1,172 1,042 995 -46 -4.4% 13
BxM18
299 305 312 302 293 263 -30 -10.3% 32
QM1
2 1,022 597 623 670 626 546 -80 -12.8% 23
QM1A
2 1,881
QM2
1,914 1,916 1,960 1,957 1,922 1,777 -145 -7.6% 4
QM3
127 130 142 152 133 124 -9 -6.6% 35
QM4
883 809 830 784 813 752 -61 -7.4% 15
QM5
2 1,100 2,034 2,038 1,963 2,071 1,929 -142 -6.9% 3
QM6
2 498 1,050 1,106 1,111 1,115 1,019 -95 -8.5% 12
QM7
2 388 770 766 737 740 702 -38 -5.2% 17
QM8
2 293 571 603 614 632 587 -45 -7.2% 21
QM10
408 357 357 342 330 312 -19 -5.6% 30
QM11
435 434 413 375 396 385 -11 -2.7% 26
QM12
541 501 476 469 453 407 -46 -10.1% 25
QM15
1,256 1,265 1,328 1,335 1,329 1,312 -17 -1.3% 8
QM16
369 383 367 376 354 384 +31 +8.7% 27
QM17
372 403 405 443 360 354 -5 -1.5% 28
QM18
258 236 231 209 201 182 -18 -9.1% 34
QM20 / QM2A
2 1,156 1,115 1,159 1,148 1,120 1,076 -44 -3.9% 10
QM21
493 382 363 324 284 248 -35 -12.5% 33
QM22
3 30
QM23
3 15
QM24
1,433 1,218 1,171 1,140 1,113 1,055 -59 -5.3% 11
QM25
2 142 310 308 301 314 306 -8 -2.4% 31
Express Total
34,997 34,062 34,181 32,744 31,697 29,943 -1,754 -5.5%
Adjustment
   1,612    1,637    1,928    3,886    4,572    4,813 +241 +5.3%
Grand Total
394,509 392,368 400,786 407,217 407,115 405,978 -1,137 -0.3%

 

Notes to 2009-2014 MTA Bus Ridership Report

* Averages exclude Saturday, August 27-Sunday, August 28, 2011 due to Hurricane Irene.
** Averages exclude Monday, October 29-Friday, November 2, 2012 due to Superstorm Sandy.
Route Notes

1 The QBx1 was split into the Q50 and Bx23 on 9/12/10.
2

Routes were renumbered as follows:

  • BxM4 was BxM4A and BxM4B prior to 6/27/10.
  • BxM8 was BxM7A prior to 9/4/11.
  • Branches of QM1 and QM1A became QM1, QM5, QM6, QM7, and QM8 on 6/27/10.
  • QM20 was QM2A prior to 9/6/11.
  • The downtown branch of QM24 became QM25 on 6/28/10.
3 Route eliminated 6/27/10.
4 Q45 and Q47 were combined into Q47 on 9/4/11.
5 Route Q52 began operating on 7/1/12 as part a restructuring of the Q21 route.
6 Route Q70 to LGA began operating on 9/8/13. Route Q33 was shortened to Ditmars Blvd the same day.
7 Route Q114 began operating on 8/31/14.
8 Route Q103 weekend service began operating on 6/29/2014

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