TTC sets new single-day ridership record – again
The TTC set another new one-day ridership record with 1,806,502 customers carried on Thur., Nov. 28. This breaks the previous record of 1,805,077 achieved on Fri., Oct. 25. The single-day total this year has now surpassed 2012’s single-day record of 1,795,009 riders seven times.
The TTC broke the 1.8-million ceiling for the average business day for the first time ever on Fri., Oct 18, and then again on Fri., Oct. 25 and Fri., Nov. 8. The TTC is projecting a new annual ridership record of 526 million in 2013.
Back in 2002, the TTC carried its highest-ever one-day total of 1,994,535 people at the height of the World Youth Day/Papal Visit in Toronto.
On Fri., Sep. 27, 2013, the system carried its 29 billionth rider since 1921, the year the TTC was established. With one billion customers carried approximately every 23 months, the TTC’s 30 billionth rider is expected in summer 2015.