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Annual MTA Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2017-2018 Change
2018 Rank
Local Routes
B100
      1,379,045     1,387,685     1,476,591     1,504,621     1,459,549     1,408,029 -51,520 -3.5% 35
B103
      4,121,688     4,262,822     4,434,682     4,503,939     4,342,063     4,246,206 -95,857 -2.2% 8
Bx23
      1,093,948     1,083,926     1,108,921     1,107,917     1,107,821     1,076,181 -31,640 -2.9% 39
Q6
      3,600,468     3,547,548     3,513,534     3,480,285     3,281,711     3,272,458 -9,253 -0.3% 11
Q7
      1,596,453     1,571,918     1,551,161     1,606,778     1,599,556     1,521,558 -77,998 -4.9% 28
Q8
      3,296,983     3,345,475     3,374,492     3,437,684     3,318,146     3,261,666 -56,480 -1.7% 10
Q9
      1,637,833     1,584,949     1,585,627     1,543,202     1,476,982     1,418,204 -58,778 -4.0% 31
Q10
      7,702,628     7,511,855     7,323,942     7,475,722     7,341,090     7,047,602 -293,488 -4.0% 1
Q11
      1,486,737     1,456,067     1,433,956     1,498,023     1,470,554     1,266,352 -204,202 -13.9% 32
Q18
      2,624,158     2,674,890     2,681,333     2,716,952     2,534,103     2,483,852 -50,251 -2.0% 15
Q19
         886,201        941,567     1,003,257     1,051,604     1,071,594     1,138,150 +66,556 +6.2% 41
Q21
         939,082        959,520        955,611        976,985        953,069        798,708 -154,361 -16.2% 42
Q22
      2,348,604     2,197,186     2,278,354     2,322,086     2,153,775     2,045,595 -108,181 -5.0% 20
Q23
      4,887,505     4,984,704     4,976,489     5,000,828     4,907,397     5,271,826 +364,429 +7.4% 5
Q25
      6,137,154     6,267,728     6,495,852     6,439,116     6,198,808     6,319,652 +120,844 +1.9% 3
Q29
      1,778,908     1,728,732     1,724,589     1,754,047     1,676,083     1,594,236 -81,847 -4.9% 25
Q33
2     2,916,172     2,420,744     2,442,484     2,442,308     2,322,903     2,250,198 -72,705 -3.1% 19
Q34
      1,791,728     1,833,410     1,795,595     1,763,130     1,650,470     1,707,939 +57,469 +3.5% 27
Q35
      1,499,883     1,455,384     1,482,761     1,486,339     1,379,003     1,336,255 -42,748 -3.1% 36
Q37
      2,223,417     2,244,500     2,296,322     2,365,307     2,361,436     2,275,447 -85,989 -3.6% 16
Q38
      2,198,246     2,366,419     2,483,941     2,499,621     2,352,459     2,386,385 +33,926 +1.4% 17
Q39
      1,637,549     1,611,896     1,572,111     1,578,482     1,537,028     1,498,335 -38,693 -2.5% 30
Q40
      1,548,945     1,517,765     1,509,905     1,532,433     1,467,851     1,424,131 -43,720 -3.0% 33
Q41
      2,124,037     2,072,681     2,025,413     2,136,337     2,093,471     2,113,357 +19,886 +0.9% 21
Q47
      2,430,642     2,469,846     2,259,562     2,364,210     2,323,082     2,401,354 +78,272 +3.4% 18
Q49
      2,758,939     2,898,659     2,879,465     2,890,423     2,727,267     2,639,098 -88,169 -3.2% 13
Q50
      1,271,463     1,398,766     1,462,735     1,468,106     1,462,392     1,425,930 -36,462 -2.5% 34
Q52/53Lcl/SBS
1     7,052,351     6,774,363     6,702,720     6,768,272     6,957,716     7,313,238 +355,522 +5.1% 2
Q60
      4,748,280     4,764,786     4,729,307     4,691,972     4,735,158     4,752,023 +16,865 +0.4% 6
Q64
      3,052,972     3,030,630     2,964,103     2,867,113     2,680,926     2,545,121 -135,805 -5.1% 14
Q65
      6,147,803     6,319,378     6,442,981     6,411,460     6,150,259     6,246,856 +96,597 +1.6% 4
Q66
      4,348,172     4,534,619     4,488,144     4,458,005     4,435,992     4,531,876 +95,884 +2.2% 7
Q67
         721,829        737,159        748,656        729,549        657,983        646,473 -11,510 -1.7% 45
Q69
      2,914,352     2,969,546     2,896,435     2,893,941     2,837,227     2,932,729 +95,502 +3.4% 12
Q70
2        331,313     1,185,485     1,389,764     1,421,864     1,578,240     1,704,485 +126,245 +8.0% 29
Q72
      1,786,450     1,880,097     1,870,222     1,938,981     1,999,118     2,007,540 +8,422 +0.4% 23
Q100
      1,470,275     1,442,203     1,404,569     1,371,122     1,363,902     1,345,218 -18,684 -1.4% 37
Q101
         992,357     1,036,487     1,037,328     1,097,080     1,085,758     1,184,910 +99,152 +9.1% 40
Q102
         760,778        819,260        834,566        833,843        860,362     1,011,421 +151,059 +17.6% 43
Q103
4        198,274        268,077        351,544        395,739        459,969        497,553 +37,584 +8.2% 46
Q104
         678,629        734,163        723,751        731,520        716,287        727,988 +11,701 +1.6% 44
Q110
      2,082,633     2,049,202     1,973,091     1,917,545     1,838,126     1,798,840 -39,286 -2.1% 24
Q111
      4,154,512     3,988,442     3,999,127     3,781,018     3,529,904     3,428,213 -101,691 -2.9% 9
Q112
      1,644,180     1,583,200     1,527,005     1,622,749     1,651,542     1,707,277 +55,735 +3.4% 26
Q113
      3,762,914     2,871,388     1,361,629     1,364,068     1,238,145     1,144,471 -93,674 -7.6% 38
Q114
3        689,805     2,090,902     2,123,963     2,027,002     1,955,489 -71,513 -3.5% 22
Local Total
   114,766,490  115,474,932  115,664,529  116,366,289  113,373,279  113,110,426 -262,853 -0.2%
Express Routes
BM1
         345,176        329,383        303,610        297,368        270,098        266,247 -3,851 -1.4% 12
BM2
         242,481        225,863        212,477        208,375        193,322        195,242 +1,920 +1.0% 15
BM3
         232,145        213,752        193,071        186,329        178,434        181,761 +3,327 +1.9% 18
BM4
         173,992        163,266        151,332        147,846        139,439        143,023 +3,584 +2.6% 23
BM5
         158,103        152,834        142,035        150,676        148,211        166,388 +18,177 +12.3% 21
BxM1
         445,225        415,679        386,227        381,813        376,032        379,294 +3,262 +0.9% 7
BxM2
         258,708        240,016        216,834        212,383        210,617        219,492 +8,875 +4.2% 14
BxM3
         206,935        195,883        183,906        181,073        183,367        195,224 +11,857 +6.5% 16
BxM4
         112,345        103,960          99,254          99,490        102,808        112,117 +9,309 +9.1% 26
BxM6
         200,901        187,804        182,148        178,254        165,381        181,213 +15,832 +9.6% 19
BxM7
         863,580        847,842        802,046        777,368        729,602        744,971 +15,369 +2.1% 1
BxM8
         478,855        472,999        451,437        438,621        413,685        427,359 +13,674 +3.3% 6
BxM9
         614,614        605,471        602,102        588,394        558,298        565,763 +7,465 +1.3% 2
BxM10
         478,299        444,345        442,002        430,913        414,858        439,177 +24,319 +5.9% 5
BxM11
         353,542        312,703        305,798        300,637        295,908        339,972 +44,064 +14.9% 9
BxM18
           76,614          74,308          66,677          64,519          61,764          60,679 -1,085 -1.8% 32
QM1 / QM31
6        170,112        159,116        138,704        115,135        115,764        123,977 +8,213 +7.1% 24
QM2 / QM32
6        532,606        525,550        483,767        454,537        443,232        457,631 +14,399 +3.2% 4
QM3
           38,605          33,833          31,605          32,778          29,704          29,685 -19 -0.1% 35
QM4 / QM44
5        211,524        219,786        202,331        191,029        180,277        185,058 +4,781 +2.7% 17
QM5 / QM35
6        529,014        559,935        522,865        502,997        485,174        512,787 +27,613 +5.7% 3
QM6 / QM36
6        305,576        308,082        283,362        270,411        270,470        279,912 +9,442 +3.5% 11
QM7
         187,308        187,990        178,259        167,127        159,442        162,394 +2,952 +1.9% 20
QM8
         155,850        160,632        149,104        148,744        143,135        146,223 +3,088 +2.2% 22
QM10 / QM40
6          86,896          83,886          79,150          72,314          73,088          77,169 +4,081 +5.6% 31
QM11
           95,308        100,564          97,802          98,709        104,982        109,859 +4,877 +4.6% 25
QM12 / QM42
6        119,033        114,966        103,386          95,525          96,436        107,920 +11,484 +11.9% 28
QM15
         349,094        348,574        343,971        353,996        348,700        388,591 +39,891 +11.4% 8
QM16
           95,410          89,815          97,602        105,275        101,566        122,028 +20,462 +20.1% 27
QM17
         112,589          91,390          90,019          89,271          92,231        113,888 +21,657 +23.5% 30
QM18
           53,040          50,983          46,324          48,591          50,811          56,881 +6,070 +11.9% 34
QM20
       291,547        284,746        273,399        255,069        243,813        260,578 +16,765 +6.9% 13
QM21
           82,374          72,024          63,030          59,068          52,881          61,505 +8,624 +16.3% 33
QM24 / QM34
5        289,643        282,816        267,854        264,525        277,452        281,184 +3,732 +1.3% 10
QM25
           76,352          79,640          77,693          81,327          95,878        105,142 +9,264 +9.7% 29
Express Total
      9,023,396     8,740,436     8,271,183     8,050,487     7,806,862     8,200,334 +393,472 +5.0%
Adjustment
      1,161,299     1,365,869     1,463,810     1,200,381     1,033,428        137,517  
Grand Total
  124,951,185 125,581,237 125,399,522 125,617,157 122,213,569 121,448,277 -765,292 -0.6%  

 

Ridership Notes

1
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
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 Avenue 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 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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