RTS Sets New Ridership Records

Regional Transit System, RTS, has once again set new ridership records due to its partnerships and enhanced services. In the fiscal year 2013, FY2013, the new record for ridership increased to 10,873,061 compared to 10,698,984 in FY2012. Additionally, in FY2013, daily ridership also set a new record at 65,667 and monthly ridership reached 1,386,437.

“We are very proud of our employees helping us attain another good year of service,” said Jesus Gomez, transit director. “We continue to enhance our service to bring alternative transportation options to those in Gainesville and surrounding areas, while strengthening our public and private partnerships.”

The transit agency also ranked as the top agency in the state of Florida when comparing ridership to population.

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