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Average Weekend Bus Ridership

Route
Note 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
2016-2017 Change
2017 Rank
Brooklyn Local Routes
               
B1
21,681 21,404 21,666 22,009 21,601 21,218 -383 -1.8% 26
B2
2,7 430 1,869 2,018 2,088 1,926 1,805 -121 -6.3% 158
B3
  19,206 18,426 18,505 17,747 16,569 16,173 -396 -2.4% 41
B4
  3,599 4,990 5,629 5,865 6,235 6,308 +73 +1.2% 116
B6
  49,653 49,066 50,420 50,297 47,748 45,584 -2,164 -4.5% 4
B7
  4,943 4,887 4,974 4,911 4,874 4,611 -263 -5.4% 128
B8
  23,193 22,135 23,130 23,494 22,245 21,529 -716 -3.2% 24
B9
  16,058 15,897 16,120 16,223 17,200 17,225 +25 +0.1% 36
B11
  10,115 10,223 10,401 10,041 10,001 9,636 -365 -3.6% 86
B12
  19,847 19,902 19,497 18,371 17,829 15,698 -2,131 -12.0% 43
B13
  5,530 5,470 5,662 6,167 6,342 6,311 -31 -0.5% 114
B14
  8,420 8,264 8,299 8,354 8,082 7,296 -786 -9.7% 105
B15
  29,256 29,578 29,813 29,725 29,405 26,557 -2,848 -9.7% 18
B16
  6,400 6,222 6,270 5,960 5,880 5,921 +41 +0.7% 119
B17
  13,117 12,779 12,709 12,452 11,188 9,974 -1,214 -10.9% 79
B20
  7,870 7,640 7,759 7,762 7,141 6,517 -624 -8.7% 112
B24
2,8 0 2,358 2,721 2,606 2,651 2,725 +74 +2.8% 154
B25
  12,916 13,166 13,187 11,983 11,806 11,013 -793 -6.7% 70
B26
  13,572 13,288 13,671 12,494 12,116 11,638 -478 -3.9% 61
B31
  1,951 1,758 1,799 1,841 1,808 1,873 +65 +3.6% 157
B32
13   147 637 686 747 912 +165 +22.1% 167
B35
  50,703 45,628 45,987 47,613 44,345 42,231 -2,114 -4.8% 5
B36
  12,526 12,098 12,129 11,980 11,491 11,415 -76 -0.7% 65
B37
1,16 0 0 933 1,977 2,158 2,749 +591 +27.4% 153
B38
  21,657 21,870 22,063 20,688 21,012 21,512 +500 +2.4% 25
B39
1,8 0 417 407 290 306 302 -4 -1.3% 171
B41
  45,680 42,782 42,179 38,512 36,216 32,701 -3,515 -9.7% 12
B42
  4,560 4,559 4,554 4,123 3,801 3,600 -201 -5.3% 140
B43
  13,028 13,103 13,106 12,161 11,716 11,113 -603 -5.1% 68
B44Lcl/SBS
14 48,138 45,861 44,385 44,980 44,282 41,823 -2,459 -5.6% 6
B45
  8,102 7,899 7,766 7,120 6,965 6,310 -655 -9.4% 115
B46Lcl/SBS
21 62,158 61,218 60,838 58,186 54,891 52,719 -2,172 -4.0% 2
B47
  15,247 14,599 13,880 13,259 12,742 11,522 -1,220 -9.6% 62
B48
  2,106 3,905 4,451 4,287 4,378 4,469 +91 +2.1% 129
B49
  14,810 13,252 13,014 12,333 11,928 11,213 -715 -6.0% 67
B52
  14,401 14,345 14,449 14,017 13,820 12,952 -868 -6.3% 53
B54
  12,500 11,986 11,705 11,129 10,427 9,544 -883 -8.5% 88
B57
  5,725 7,276 7,338 7,623 8,189 8,034 -155 -1.9% 98
B60
  13,364 12,699 11,936 11,517 11,059 10,219 -840 -7.6% 78
B61
  14,000 13,000 12,620 11,973 11,594 10,808 -786 -6.8% 73
B62
  11,463 11,989 11,625 10,231 9,814 9,732 -82 -0.8% 83
B63
  19,676 19,765 19,593 19,054 18,371 19,978 +1,607 +8.7% 28
B64
  6,720 6,660 6,949 7,396 7,424 7,123 -301 -4.1% 106
B65
  3,997 4,004 4,114 3,605 3,725 3,609 -116 -3.1% 138
B67
  4,881 3,493 3,367 3,070 3,029 3,070 +41 +1.4% 150
B68
  21,394 20,841 21,670 19,757 19,356 18,288 -1,068 -5.5% 32
B69
2,8 0 2,709 2,926 2,898 2,963 3,075 +112 +3.8% 149
B70
  6,920 6,730 6,268 6,794 7,113 7,938 +825 +11.6% 99
B74
  4,372 4,298 4,487 4,280 4,060 3,915 -145 -3.6% 135
B82
  31,475 30,671 30,683 29,733 28,801 27,908 -893 -3.1% 16
B83
  9,671 9,533 10,145 10,422 9,713 9,178 -535 -5.5% 91
B84
12   131 319 365 359 323 -36 -10.0% 170
B OTHER
  393 270 397 485 403 429 +26 +6.5%  
Brooklyn Local
  747,425 737,060 741,170 722,934 699,845 670,326 -29,519 -4.2%  
Bronx Local Routes
Bx1/2
  39,229 40,276 40,919 37,594 35,237 34,682 -555 -1.6% 10
Bx3
  18,820 19,284 19,248 19,055 18,737 18,119 -618 -3.3% 33
Bx4
  14,895 14,500 15,357 14,235 12,866 11,881 -985 -7.7% 59
Bx5
  12,082 12,083 12,527 11,931 11,444 11,453 +9 +0.1% 64
Bx6Lcl/SBS
25 21,921 22,891 23,534 23,958 22,699 21,844 -855 -3.8% 23
Bx7
  17,328 17,903 17,543 17,307 16,467 16,727 +260 +1.6% 38
Bx8
  3,521 3,690 3,721 3,558 3,472 3,458 -14 -0.4% 143
Bx9
  31,665 32,449 33,108 32,359 31,882 30,112 -1,770 -5.6% 14
Bx10
  9,500 9,910 10,027 9,847 9,819 9,708 -111 -1.1% 84
Bx11
  15,422 15,780 16,068 15,994 15,216 14,068 -1,148 -7.5% 51
Bx12Lcl/SBS
  55,956 58,112 62,633 64,638 60,307 58,564 -1,743 -2.9% 1
Bx13
  11,681 13,537 14,441 14,991 14,844 14,175 -669 -4.5% 49
Bx15
11 35,622 36,577 37,126 36,050 32,445 29,972 -2,473 -7.6% 15
Bx16
  6,322 6,404 6,397 6,734 6,503 6,119 -384 -5.9% 117
Bx17
  10,449 10,685 11,083 10,991 10,400 9,753 -647 -6.2% 82
Bx18
  1,227 1,235 1,226 1,303 1,419 1,310 -109 -7.7% 162
Bx19
  39,262 40,118 40,333 39,758 36,862 33,735 -3,127 -8.5% 11
Bx21
  14,468 14,580 15,089 14,751 13,765 12,762 -1,003 -7.3% 56
Bx22
  15,622 15,578 15,454 15,199 14,211 13,500 -711 -5.0% 52
Bx24
  417 541 650 672 641 702 +61 +9.5% 168
Bx26
  8,109 8,300 8,445 8,943 8,334 7,827 -507 -6.1% 102
Bx27
  7,457 7,773 7,844 7,778 7,436 7,051 -385 -5.2% 107
Bx28/Bx38
  18,786 18,997 19,737 18,975 18,118 17,044 -1,074 -5.9% 37
Bx29
  3,930 3,951 4,111 4,071 3,696 3,607 -89 -2.4% 139
Bx30
  8,729 8,739 9,418 9,682 9,416 8,946 -470 -5.0% 93
Bx31
  9,013 9,098 9,189 8,725 8,479 7,878 -601 -7.1% 101
Bx32
  4,269 4,463 4,615 4,385 4,198 4,249 +51 +1.2% 131
Bx33
  2,334 2,215 2,217 2,096 1,953 1,729 -224 -11.5% 159
Bx34
2,8 0 3,163 3,414 3,391 3,442 3,344 -98 -2.8% 147
Bx35
  18,915 19,936 20,704 21,473 20,286 18,902 -1,384 -6.8% 31
Bx36
  36,024 36,762 36,714 36,006 34,119 32,266 -1,853 -5.4% 13
Bx39
  20,616 21,784 22,442 20,758 20,411 19,103 -1,308 -6.4% 30
Bx40/42
  26,638 26,935 27,622 26,928 25,177 23,056 -2,121 -8.4% 21
Bx41Lcl/SBS
11 23,646 25,108 30,328 29,487 28,255 26,720 -1,535 -5.4% 17
Bx46
10   187 310 325 327 302 -25 -7.6% 171
Bx OTHER
  298 267 314 387 244 304 +60 +24.6%  
Bronx Local
  564,173 583,811 603,908 594,335 563,127 534,972 -28,155 -5.0%  
Manhattan Local Routes
M1
  2,958 8,978 8,905 9,077 9,066 8,336 -730 -8.1% 94
M2
  13,321 11,501 10,912 10,420 9,896 9,363 -533 -5.4% 90
M3
  20,218 17,003 16,314 16,823 15,844 15,015 -829 -5.2% 44
M4
  19,226 16,844 16,289 16,693 16,042 14,910 -1,132 -7.1% 45
M5
23 17,718 17,543 16,214 14,809 14,201 9,804 -4,397 -31.0% 81
M7
  21,881 21,169 19,887 18,319 17,840 17,336 -504 -2.8% 35
M8
2, 16 0 0 897 1,260 1,207 1,140 -67 -5.6% 164
M9
  3,934 4,535 4,714 4,996 4,919 4,711 -208 -4.2% 125
M10
  10,786 10,557 10,622 10,404 10,119 9,021 -1,098 -10.9% 92
M11
  13,010 12,532 12,260 11,925 11,168 10,746 -422 -3.8% 76
M12
17     148 563 641 667 +26 +4.1% 169
M14
  41,840 41,647 39,170 39,503 34,789 34,983 +194 +0.6% 9
M15Lcl/SBS
3 62,598 59,973 55,052 52,484 49,989 47,996 -1,993 -4.0% 3
M20
  5,256 4,841 4,273 3,880 3,250 2,933 -317 -9.8% 151
M21
2, 8 0 781 942 941 919 1,008 +89 +9.7% 166
M22
  2,410 2,097 2,199 2,133 2,065 2,083 +18 +0.9% 156
M23Lcl/SBS
22 12,609 12,300 11,887 11,021 10,377 10,936 +559 +5.4% 72
M31
  8,720 9,056 8,669 8,380 8,241 6,939 -1,302 -15.8% 109
M34/SBS
4 14,657 13,696 11,771 11,368 10,848 11,023 +175 +1.6% 69
M35
  2,585 2,763 3,398 2,251 1,585 1,196 -389 -24.5% 163
M42
  10,833 10,156 9,434 8,325 7,462 6,988 -474 -6.4% 108
M50
  1,615 1,619 1,559 1,473 1,595 1,455 -140 -8.8% 161
M55
23           2,824     152
M57
  7,047 6,729 6,503 5,745 5,299 5,252 -47 -0.9% 122
M60Lcl/SBS
15 24,143 24,953 23,558 23,624 23,092 22,181 -911 -3.9% 22
M66
  8,796 8,454 8,350 7,794 7,217 5,596 -1,621 -22.5% 120
M72
  5,538 5,597 5,395 4,992 4,457 3,554 -903 -20.3% 141
M79Lcl/SBS
24 17,122 17,210 16,321 14,835 13,485 11,858 -1,627 -12.1% 60
M86Lcl/SBS
19 25,733 26,281 25,348 24,816 24,541 20,463 -4,078 -16.6% 27
M96
  13,113 13,446 13,357 12,818 11,994 10,996 -998 -8.3% 71
M100
  18,531 17,813 18,221 18,004 17,676 17,376 -300 -1.7% 34
M101
  31,144 32,899 31,523 30,201 26,716 25,328 -1,388 -5.2% 19
M102
  19,689 19,865 18,151 17,530 15,300 14,366 -934 -6.1% 48
M103
  16,417 16,943 15,324 15,146 12,711 11,511 -1,200 -9.4% 63
M104
  19,919 19,303 19,519 19,159 16,321 16,265 -56 -0.3% 40
M106
  1,178 1,253 1,307 1,314 1,226 1,130 -96 -7.8% 165
M116
  10,876 11,459 11,644 11,752 11,362 10,706 -656 -5.8% 77
M OTHER
  453 337 471 463 334 447 +113 +33.8%  
Manhattan Local
  505,876 502,133 480,508 465,241 433,794 408,442 -25,352 -5.8%  
Queens Local Routes
Q1
  5,105 4,646 4,616 4,617 4,205 3,956 -249 -5.9% 134
Q2
  6,446 6,306 6,142 5,775 5,442 5,316 -126 -2.3% 121
Q3
  11,820 11,808 11,498 11,709 11,531 11,361 -170 -1.5% 66
Q4
  10,363 9,768 9,627 8,959 8,582 8,248 -334 -3.9% 95
Q5
  15,126 14,841 14,149 13,235 12,353 11,903 -450 -3.6% 58
Q12
  14,893 15,060 15,018 14,737 14,589 14,379 -210 -1.4% 47
Q13
  11,149 10,952 10,612 10,304 9,984 9,651 -333 -3.3% 85
Q15
  5,088 5,039 5,035 5,032 5,129 5,133 +4 +0.1% 123
Q16
  3,380 3,227 3,232 3,234 3,151 3,353 +202 +6.4% 146
Q17
  22,402 22,114 22,120 21,312 21,081 19,953 -1,128 -5.4% 29
Q20
  13,992 14,579 14,669 14,759 15,054 16,274 +1,220 +8.1% 39
Q24
  9,988 11,429 10,820 9,855 9,483 9,892 +409 +4.3% 80
Q27
  23,509 23,740 24,006 24,259 24,247 24,433 +186 +0.8% 20
Q28
  10,204 10,345 10,259 9,822 9,898 9,563 -335 -3.4% 87
Q30
  7,152 6,988 6,622 6,368 6,178 6,030 -148 -2.4% 118
Q31
2, 16 0 0 1,420 2,122 2,193 2,248 +55 +2.5% 155
Q32
  15,646 15,551 15,080 14,680 14,508 14,103 -405 -2.8% 50
Q36
  5,818 5,581 5,432 5,309 5,221 4,983 -238 -4.6% 124
Q43
  14,188 13,925 14,019 13,412 12,950 12,847 -103 -0.8% 54
Q44Lcl/SBS
20 38,434 37,268 38,082 36,607 37,840 38,404 +564 +1.5% 8
Q46
  17,878 17,692 17,400 16,970 16,133 15,904 -229 -1.4% 42
Q48
  4,055 4,170 4,213 4,253 4,366 4,220 -146 -3.3% 132
Q54
  13,334 13,443 12,951 12,129 12,074 12,052 -22 -0.2% 57
Q55
  7,962 8,070 8,307 7,728 7,537 7,407 -130 -1.7% 103
Q56
  12,442 12,245 11,546 10,445 10,253 10,792 +539 +5.3% 74
Q58
  40,131 41,515 41,953 40,320 39,811 39,407 -404 -1.0% 7
Q59
  8,536 8,458 8,553 8,155 7,987 7,892 -95 -1.2% 100
Q76
2, 6 946 3,352 3,472 3,418 3,427 3,493 +66 +1.9% 142
Q77
  2,294 2,176 2,995 3,448 3,548 3,626 +78 +2.2% 137
Q83
  9,152 9,062 8,953 8,681 8,214 8,087 -127 -1.5% 97
Q84
  3,919 3,775 3,829 3,644 3,469 3,363 -106 -3.1% 144
Q85
  12,646 12,554 12,493 11,743 11,215 10,755 -460 -4.1% 75
Q88
  8,839 8,921 9,137 9,063 9,023 9,372 +349 +3.9% 89
Q OTHER
  847 475 715 647 607 596 -11 -1.8%  
Queens Local
  387,685 389,075 388,975 376,751 371,283 368,996 -2,287 -0.6%  
Staten Island Local Routes
S40/90
  4,001 4,173 4,535 4,654 4,445 4,278 -167 -3.8% 130
44/94
  7,464 7,564 8,141 8,051 7,659 7,344 -315 -4.1% 104
S46/96
  6,557 6,955 7,457 7,389 6,813 6,470 -343 -5.0% 113
S48/98
  8,578 8,679 9,206 9,135 8,529 8,158 -371 -4.3% 96
S51/81
  4,424 3,933 4,107 4,145 3,947 3,812 -135 -3.4% 136
S52
  3,264 3,281 3,633 3,696 3,436 3,354 -82 -2.4% 145
S53
  13,170 13,595 13,567 13,317 13,056 12,825 -231 -1.8% 55
S57
  1,639 1,657 1,687 1,586 1,513 1,542 +29 +1.9% 160
S59
  4,554 4,623 4,833 4,720 4,234 4,212 -22 -0.5% 133
S61/91
  4,839 4,693 4,982 5,034 4,770 4,664 -106 -2.2% 127
S62/92
  4,841 4,910 5,302 5,103 4,945 4,694 -251 -5.1% 126
S74/84
  7,473 6,879 6,888 6,938 6,668 6,641 -27 -0.4% 111
S76/86
2, 9 0 3,050 3,568 3,619 3,488 3,335 -153 -4.4% 148
S78
  7,214 7,524 7,106 7,159 6,692 6,771 +79 +1.2% 110
S79Lcl/SBS
5 12,563 12,938 13,940 14,208 14,212 14,589 +377 +2.7% 46
S OTHER
  377 289 394 497 480 523 +43 +9.0%  
Staten Is Local
  90,958 94,743 99,346 99,251 94,887 93,212 -1,675 -1.8%  
Express Routes
X1
  5,704 6,205 6,358 6,118 6,037 6,128 +91 +1.5% 1
X10
  2,913 2,831 2,738 2,544 2,563 2,590 +27 +1.1% 3
X17
7 1,389 1,892 2,053 2,337 2,507 2,597 +90 +3.6% 2
X27/37
7 224 902 977 916 913 968 +55 +6.0% 4
X28/38
  0 0 0 0 128 493 +365 +285.2% 5
X Other
  207 198 177 239 227 227 +0 +0.0%  
Express Total
  10,436 12,028 12,303 12,154 12,375 13,003 +628 +5.1%  
System Totals
Brooklyn Local
  747,425 737,060 741,170 722,934 699,845 670,326 -29,519 -4.2%  
Bronx Local
  564,173 583,811 603,908 594,335 563,127 534,972 -28,155 -5.0%  
Manhattan Local
  505,876 502,133 480,508 465,241 433,794 408,442 -25,352 -5.8%  
Queens Local
  387,685 389,075 388,975 376,751 371,283 368,996 -2,287 -0.6%  
Staten Is Local
  90,958 94,743 99,346 99,251 94,887 93,212 -1,675 -1.8%  
Local System Adj
  1,950 3,143 3,462 3,109 3,362 3,700 +338 +10.1%  
Local Total
  2,298,067 2,309,965 2,317,369 2,261,621 2,166,298 2,079,648 -86,650 -4.0%  
 
Brooklyn Exp
  224 902 977 916 1,041 1,461 +420 +40.3%  
Manhattan Exp
  0 0 0 0 0 0  
Queens Exp
  0 0 0 0 0 0  
Staten Is Exp
  10,005 10,928 11,149 10,999 11,107 11,315 +208 +1.9%  
Exp Special/Adj
  233 59 221 283 279 248 -31 -11.1%  
Express Total
  4,759 11,889 12,347 12,198 12,427 13,024 +597 +4.8%  
 
Brooklyn Total
  747,649 737,962 742,147 723,850 700,886 671,787 -29,099 -4.2%  
Bronx Total
  564,173 583,811 603,908 594,335 563,127 534,972 -28,155 -5.0%  
Manhattan Total
  505,876 502,133 480,508 465,241 433,794 408,442 -25,352 -5.8%  
Queens Total
  387,685 389,075 388,975 376,751 371,283 368,996 -2,287 -0.6%  
Staten Is Total
  100,963 105,671 110,495 110,250 105,994 104,527 -1,467 -1.4%  
Adjustments
  2,183 3,202 3,683 3,392 3,641 3,948 +307 +8.4%  
Grand Total
  2,308,529 2,321,854 2,329,716 2,273,819 2,178,725 2,092,672 -86,053 -3.9%  

 

Ridership Notes

*
Averages exclude Monday, October 29-Friday, November 2, 2012 due to Superstorm Sandy.
 
   
Route Notes

1 Route eliminated on June 27, 2010. (see additional note for restoration date)
2 Weekend service discontinued on June 27, 2010 (see additional note for restoration date)
3 The M15 SBS began operating on October 10, 2010.  M15 Local service also continued to operate.
4 The M34 SBS began operating on November 13, 2011, replacing M16 and M34 Local service.
5 The S79 SBS began operating on September 2, 2012, replacing S79 Local service.
6 Weekend service on the Q76 was restored on September 2, 2012.
7 Weekend service on B2 and X27 and Sunday service on X17 began operating on September 30, 2012.
8 The B39 route, along with weekend B24, B69, Bx34 and M21 service, was restored on January 6, 2013.
9 S76 weekend service was restored on January 20, 2013.
10 The Bx46 route began operating on April 7, 2013.
11 The Bx41 SBS began operating on June 30, 2013.  Bx41 Local service also continued to operate.  The B55 became Bx15 Limited service.
12 The B84 route began operating on June 30, 2013.
13 The B32 route began operating on September 8, 2013.
14 The B44 SBS began operating on November 17, 2013.  B44 Local service also continued to operate.
15 The M60 SBS began operating on May 25, 2014, replacing M60 Local service.
16 B37 service was restored on June 29, 2014; M8 and Q31 weekend service was restored on April 6, 2014.
17 The M12 route began operating on August 31, 2014.
18 The X21 route began operating on September 2, 2014.
19 The M86 SBS began operating on July 13, 2015, replacing M86 Local service.
20 The Q44 SBS began operating on November 29, 2015, replacing Q44 Limited and overnight local service.
21 The B46 SBS began operating on July 2, 2016.  B46 Local service also continued to operate.
22 The M23 SBS began operating on November 6, 2016, replacing M23 Local service.
23 The M5 route was split into the M5 and M55 on January 8, 2017
24 The M79 SBS began operating on May 21, 2017, replacing M79 Local service.
25 The Bx6 SBS began operating on September 3, 2017, replacing Bx6 Local service.

 

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