Jul 22, 2006

Brampton Ridership Increase Well Above National Average

Brampton Transit continues to place above the Canadian average in ridership increases, finishing the first half of 2006 with a 12 per cent increase over the same period in 2005.

"Brampton Transit's 12 per cent ridership increase in the first six months of 2006 is outstanding," said Michael Roschlau, President of the Canadian Urban Transit Association whose membership includes 120 transit services across Canada. "It shows a further strengthening in ridership following the already exceptional 7.6 per cent increase in 2005, which was three times the Canadian national average. Clearly, Brampton's new transit service is responding to demand and people are responding by using it." Continued…

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