Jun 24, 2006

Transit numbers prove the ride was worth the work

Durham Region Transit may not have been embraced by all when it first hit the road last year but recent figures prove the effort was worth it.

Bus ridership in Durham Region jumped by more than 185,000 trips in the first quarter of 2006 over the same period a year before figures show. In the first quarter of 2005 about 1.76 million trips were taken on municipally-operated public transit services. Under the banner of Durham Region Transit, those numbers jumped to almost 1.95 million proving the move to a regionally operated transit system was well worth the effort. Continued...

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