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Average Weekday MTA Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2017-2018 Change
2018 Rank
Local Routes
B100
 
4,971
4,968
5,279
5,387
5,208
5,020
-188
-3.6%
30
B103
 
13,565
13,788
14,214
14,448
13,956
13,685
-271
-1.9%
8
Bx23
 
3,713
3,681
3,788
3,829
3,826
3,721
-105
-2.7%
41
Q6
 
11,844
11,599
11,398
11,334
10,737
10,670
-67
-0.6%
10
Q7
 
5,356
5,225
5,146
5,341
5,323
5,039
-283
-5.3%
29
Q8
 
10,453
10,506
10,457
10,696
10,331
10,176
-155
-1.5%
11
Q9
 
5,365
5,147
5,175
5,050
4,848
4,645
-203
-4.2%
33
Q10
 
23,831
23,194
22,749
23,363
22,981
22,012
-970
-4.2%
1
Q11
 
4,900
4,803
4,761
5,004
4,903
4,223
-680
-13.9%
35
Q18
 
8,543
8,662
8,665
8,780
8,176
7,983
-193
-2.4%
17
Q19
 
2,933
3,088
3,305
3,467
3,559
3,742
+182
+5.1%
40
Q21
 
2,785
2,856
2,846
2,926
2,867
2,420
-446
-15.6%
44
Q22
 
7,369
6,837
7,086
7,247
6,748
6,362
-386
-5.7%
23
Q23
 
15,805
16,128
16,021
16,059
15,719
16,796
+1,077
+6.9%
5
Q25
 
19,324
19,567
20,309
20,083
19,404
19,734
+330
+1.7%
4
Q29
 
5,541
5,327
5,298
5,402
5,160
4,899
-262
-5.1%
31
Q33
2
9,026
7,660
7,738
7,773
7,385
7,138
-247
-3.3%
19
Q34
 
7,054
7,218
7,069
6,941
6,523
6,723
+199
+3.1%
21
Q35
 
4,501
4,306
4,383
4,426
4,143
3,999
-144
-3.5%
37
Q37
 
7,362
7,455
7,612
7,842
7,841
7,547
-295
-3.8%
18
Q38
 
7,511
7,998
8,394
8,465
7,989
8,081
+92
+1.2%
16
Q39
 
5,779
5,662
5,504
5,548
5,392
5,252
-139
-2.6%
27
Q40
 
5,066
4,909
4,881
4,976
4,814
4,673
-141
-2.9%
32
Q41
 
7,148
6,934
6,797
7,204
7,061
7,087
+26
+0.4%
20
Q47
8,296
8,408
7,680
8,043
7,887
8,126
+239
+3.0%
15
Q49
 
8,904
9,338
9,248
9,303
8,786
8,461
-324
-3.7%
14
Q50
4,063
4,439
4,637
4,690
4,665
4,544
-121
-2.6%
34
Q52/53Lcl/SBS
1
21,145
20,074
19,770
20,108
20,614
21,623
+1,009
+4.9%
2
Q60
 
14,144
14,119
13,987
13,761
13,977
14,144
+168
+1.2%
6
Q64
 
10,361
10,253
10,044
9,731
9,052
8,576
-476
-5.3%
13
Q65
 
20,227
20,685
21,080
21,052
20,232
20,363
+131
+0.6%
3
Q66
 
13,575
14,105
14,053
13,824
13,748
13,999
+251
+1.8%
7
Q67
 
2,749
2,810
2,848
2,768
2,498
2,442
-56
-2.2%
43
Q69
 
9,944
10,101
9,827
9,849
9,613
9,790
+178
+1.8%
12
Q70
2
949
3,419
4,048
4,183
4,670
5,090
+419
+9.0%
28
Q72
5,764
6,029
6,005
6,204
6,406
6,376
-30
-0.5%
22
Q100
 
4,332
4,198
4,156
4,129
4,119
4,133
+14
+0.3%
36
Q101
 
3,299
3,444
3,430
3,632
3,538
3,771
+233
+6.6%
39
Q102
 
2,413
2,598
2,663
2,663
2,756
3,212
+455
+16.5%
42
Q103
 
781
998
1,240
1,385
1,612
1,740
+128
+8.0%
46
Q104
 
2,144
2,308
2,264
2,296
2,237
2,284
+47
+2.1%
45
Q110
 
6,824
6,675
6,463
6,281
6,063
5,915
-148
-2.4%
24
Q111
 
13,832
13,133
13,224
12,390
11,498
11,124
-373
-3.2%
9
Q112
 
5,351
5,113
4,915
5,217
5,304
5,472
+168
+3.2%
26
Q113
 
11,745
9,019
4,537
4,569
4,173
3,828
-345
-8.3%
38
Q114
3
2,063
6,227
6,396
6,126
5,892
-234
-3.8%
25
Local Total
 
370,588
370,845
371,221
374,066
364,465
362,528
-1,937
-0.5%
Express Routes
BM1
 
1,323
1,261
1,165
1,140
1,041
1,019
-23
-2.2%
12
BM2
 
919
856
802
786
733
734
+1
+0.2%
14
BM3
 
882
808
733
703
680
681
+1
+0.2%
17
BM4
 
671
628
584
569
540
550
+10
+1.8%
23
BM5
 
604
583
542
575
570
636
+66
+11.6%
20
BxM1
 
1,532
1,422
1,321
1,302
1,284
1,278
-6
-0.5%
8
BxM2
 
813
756
684
673
662
689
+26
+3.9%
16
BxM3
 
723
688
643
635
641
674
+33
+5.1%
18
BxM4
 
389
356
344
346
357
385
+29
+8.0%
30
BxM6
 
669
623
601
594
547
595
+48
+8.8%
21
BxM7
 
2,845
2,783
2,631
2,559
2,395
2,424
+28
+1.2%
1
BxM8
1,692
1,666
1,590
1,549
1,464
1,501
+37
+2.5%
5
BxM9
 
2,161
2,130
2,118
2,076
1,970
1,990
+19
+1.0%
2
BxM10
 
1,599
1,496
1,470
1,445
1,396
1,455
+59
+4.3%
7
BxM11
 
1,172
1,042
995
997
980
1,112
+132
+13.4%
9
BxM18
 
302
293
263
254
244
239
-5
-2.1%
33
QM1 / QM31
6
670
626
546
453
419
488
+69
+16.4%
24
QM2 / QM32
6
1,957
1,922
1,777
1,679
1,649
1,690
+40
+2.5%
4
QM3
 
152
133
124
129
117
117
-1
-0.5%
35
QM4 / QM44
5
784
813
752
710
678
690
+12
+1.7%
15
QM5 / QM35
6
1,963
2,071
1,929
1,860
1,804
1,890
+86
+4.8%
3
QM6 / QM36
6
1,111
1,115
1,019
974
981
1,006
+25
+2.5%
13
QM7
 
737
740
702
658
668
639
-29
-4.4%
19
QM8
 
614
632
587
586
566
576
+10
+1.8%
22
QM10 / QM40
6
342
330
312
285
289
304
+15
+5.2%
31
QM11
 
375
396
385
389
415
433
+18
+4.2%
27
QM12 / QM42
6
469
453
407
376
381
425
+44
+11.5%
28
QM15
 
1,335
1,329
1,312
1,351
1,337
1,480
+143
+10.7%
6
QM16
 
376
354
384
414
401
480
+79
+19.7%
25
QM17
 
443
360
354
351
365
448
+84
+23.0%
26
QM18
 
209
201
182
191
201
224
+23
+11.5%
34
QM20
 
1,148
1,120
1,076
1,004
963
1,025
+62
+6.5%
11
QM21
 
324
284
248
233
209
242
+33
+15.9%
32
QM24 / QM34
5
1,140
1,113
1,055
1,041
1,097
1,107
+10
+0.9%
10
QM25
 
301
314
306
320
379
414
+35
+9.2%
29
Express Total
 
32,744
31,697
29,943
29,205
28,425
29,638
+1,213
+4.3%
Adjustment
    
3,886
  
4,572
  
4,813
  
3,930
  
3,337
     
451
Grand Total
 
407,217
407,115
405,978
407,201
396,227
392,617
-3,610
-0.9%

 

Ridership Notes

Route Q52 began operating on 7/1/12 as part of a restructuring of the Q21 route.  The Q52/53 SBS began operating on November 12, 2017, replacing Q52 and Q53 local service
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.
Route Q114 began operating on 8/31/14.
Route Q103 weekend service began operating on 6/29/2014.
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
In September 2016, the 3rd Avenue 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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