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Table 12.VI.C

New York City (NYC)
Mass Transit

 
     
  NYC Transit at a Glance*
Subways in four boroughs, buses and paratransit in five boroughs
 
  2014 Operating Budget
$10.1 Billion
 
  Annual Ridership
2,331,836,169
 
  Average Weekday Ridership
7.6 million
 
  Employees
45,537
 
  Subway Cars
6,311
 
  Buses
4,431
 
  Subway Track Miles
659
 
  Bus Route Miles
1,968
 
  Subway Stations
468
 
  Bus Routes
224
 
  Subway Lines
24
 
     
  *Financial data as of January 1, 2014; Statistical data for year ending December 31, 2012.  
     
 
  • When the subway opened in 1904, it launched an unprecedented era of growth and prosperity for the newly unified NYC.
  • Over 100 years later, the City's reliance on its rapid transit system has grown substantially.
  • NYC Transit keeps New York moving 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as its subways speed through underground tunnels and elevated structures in the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.
  • In Staten Island, NYC Transit's Staten Island Railway links 22 communities.
  • NYC Transit's buses run in all five boroughs, on more than 200 local and 30 express routes.
  • They account for 80 percent of the City's surface mass transportation.
  • All NYC Transit's buses and subway stations accept the MetroCard, the MTA's automated fare collection medium.
 
     
     
 

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