HISTORICAL ESTIMATED MTA BUS SYSTEM PATRONAGE (Quarterly)
Directly Operated
FY AV WKDAY AV SAT AV SUN NO OF NO OF NO OF TOTAL Av Weekday Quarterly
Qtr BRDGS BRDGS BRDGS WKDAYS SAT. SUNDAYS BRDGS PassMiles PassMiles
FY'88
Qrt 1 1,325,846 828,750 602,667 65 12 15 105,165,000
Qrt 2 1,366,813 828,615 552,200 64 13 15 106,531,000
Qrt 3 1,386,078 831,692 629,286 64 13 14 108,331,000
Qrt 4 1,428,297 935,308 679,000 64 13 14 113,076,000
FY'89
Qrt 1 1,296,578 758,846 611,800 64 13 15 102,023,000
Qrt 2 1,302,333 752,214 573,333 63 14 15 101,178,000
Qrt 3 1,253,203 722,000 558,857 64 12 14 96,693,000
Qrt 4 1,316,375 830,385 615,714 64 13 14 103,663,000
FY'90
Qrt 1 1,276,265 954,586 652,143 63 14 15 103,551,033
Qrt 2 1,262,666 780,821 530,187 63 13 16 98,181,643
Qrt 3 1,336,799 782,900 574,629 64 13 13 103,203,003
Qrt 4 1,285,347 906,435 674,865 64 13 14 103,493,994
FY'91
Qrt 1 1,224,997 814,339 531,170 63 13 16 96,259,938
Qrt 2 1,317,446 887,527 600,242 63 14 15 104,428,106
Qrt 3 1,238,048 777,629 605,976 63 13 14 96,589,865
Qrt 4 1,305,717 863,472 583,182 64 13 14 102,955,572
FY'92
Qrt 1      1,294,396       817,962         584,578 64 13 15 102,243,520
Qrt 2      1,282,581       760,837         611,264 64 13 15 101,145,025
Qrt 3      1,279,659       730,675         694,515 64 13 14 101,120,161
Qrt 4      1,322,059       969,715         572,615 64 13 14 105,234,681
FY'93
Qrt 1      1,221,428       921,669         675,746 65 12 15 100,589,038
Qrt 2      1,130,381       868,816         536,195 64 13 15 91,681,917
Qrt 3      1,128,496       730,591         574,906 63 13 14 88,641,615
Qrt 4      1,143,243       807,493         530,021 64 13 14 91,085,255
FY'94
Qrt 1      1,057,678       828,729         575,357 65 13 14 87,577,545
Qrt 2      1,261,639       804,337         596,814 65 12 15 100,610,789
Qrt 3      1,199,029       830,352         575,622 64 12 14 94,760,788
Qrt 4      1,258,428       805,266         642,268 64 13 14 99,999,602
FY'95
Qrt 1         997,295       696,619         444,083              64 13 15 79,544,172
Qrt 2      1,073,782       741,911         505,208              63 14 15 85,613,140
Qrt 3      1,020,643       684,671         533,196              64 12 14 81,001,948
Qrt 4      1,136,013       777,291         460,379              64 13 14 89,254,921
FY'96
Qrt 1 1,076,275 680,078 571,094 63 14 14 85,321,733
Qrt 2 1,036,259 680,675 560,045 63 13 16 83,093,812
Qrt 3 1,010,385 708,479 570,361 64 13 14 81,859,921
Qrt 4 1,080,496 686,614 502,128 64 13 14 85,107,518
FY'97
Qrt 1 1,019,682 832,801 474,638 65 13 14 83,750,675
Qrt 2 1,042,446 766,614 444,385 64 13 15 83,348,301
Qrt 3 1,061,012 648,150 535,165 63 13 14 82,762,016
Qrt 4 1,196,655 816,984 575,302 64 13 14 95,260,940
FY'98                
Qrt 1 1,090,244 715,610 534,606 65 13 14 87,653,274 92
Qrt 2 1,046,766 788,914 484,379 64 13 15 84,514,591 92
Qrt 3 1,072,360 743,734 531,599 63 13 14 84,669,608 90
Qrt 4 1,064,427 780,822 597,007 64 13 14 86,632,112 91
365
FY'99                        
Qrt 1 1,124,478 793,914 637,627 65 12 15 92,182,443 92
Qrt 2 1,043,496 760,070 551,150 64 13 15 84,931,904 92
Qrt 3 1,024,046 758,394 507,306 63 13 14 81,476,304 90
Qrt 4 1,114,864 738,464 578,553 64 13 14 89,051,070 91
365
FY'00                
Qr 1 1,084,998 795,345 622,731 65 13 14 89,582,589 92
Qr 2 1,120,306 742,713 600,917 65 12 15 90,746,201 92
Qr 3 1,026,553 694,897 571,934 65 12 14 83,071,785 91
Qr 4 1,127,486 850,934 581,636 64 13 14 91,364,150 91
FY'01                
Qr 1* 1,191,336 784,637 593,985 53 11 13 79,493,620 77
Qr 2* 1,066,695 743,473 500,868 48 10 12 64,646,506 70
Qr 3 1,116,295 760,948 576,634 63 14 13 88,476,099 90
Qr 4 1,161,654 775,940 630,189 64 13 14 93,255,722 91
* Strike days were not counted
FY'02                
Qr 1 1,172,221 825,339 590,757 63 13 16 94,031,442 92
Qr 2 1,160,362 775,449 534,268 64 13 15 92,358,025 92
Qr 3 1,100,495 767,816 566,798 62 14 14 86,915,286 90
Qr 4 1,153,864 816,879 590,995 64 13 14 92,740,653 91
FY'03                 3.86244 3.88308
Qr 1 1,117,985 747,033 549,630 64 13 15 89,506,919 92 4,438,400 356,237,538 corrected 11-25-03
Qr 2 1,095,398 759,643 543,059 64 13 15 88126716 92 4,348,730 350,744,330
Qr 3 1,086,309 769,893 584,609 63 13 14 86630602 90 4,312,647 344,789,796
Qr 4 1,097,954 866,021 704,144 64 13 14 91385345 91 4,358,877 363,713,673
FY'04                 3.97 3.98
Qr 1 1,159,071 816,360 586,755 64 13 15 93,594,523 92 4,601,510 372,506,202
Qr 2 911,552 615,030 457,349 39 8 10 45,044,252 57 3,618,861 179,276,122
Qr 3 1,082,028 752,187 573,777 64 13 14 87,061,085 91 4,295,650 346,503,118
Qr 4 1,105,438 798,934 608,133 64 13 14 89,648,018 91 4,388,587 356,799,111
1-st Half FY 2004 1,105,438 798,934 608,133 89,648,018 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,067,230 735,600 537,818 103 21 25 138,817,706 149      4,236,902      552,494,468
2-nd Half 1,086,284 770,127 586,821 128 26 28 175,498,604 182      4,312,546      698,484,443
FY'05                 3.88 3.98
Qr 1 1,112,729 807,601 601,846 64 13 15 90,741,178 92 4,317,389 361,149,890
Qr 2 1,071,689 796,724 569,970 65 12 15 87,770,028 92 4,158,153 349,324,712
Qr 3 1,091,496 779,183 574,526 64 12 14 87,249,335 90 4,235,006 347,252,352
Qr 4 1,192,297 830,178 610,824 64 13 14 95,650,844 91 4,626,111 380,690,359
1-st Half FY 2005 1,192,297 830,178 610,824 95,650,844 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,091,074 801,476 585,225 129 25 30 178,342,163 184      4,231,468      709,801,811
2-nd Half 1,156,453 815,249 600,479 128 25 28 185,220,664 181      4,485,026      737,178,243
FY'06                
Qr 1 1,183,819 822,947 596,408 64 13 15 95,408,847 92 4,481,736      362,196,085
Qr 2 1,174,372 802,295 572,727 63 14 15 93,808,444 92 4,322,847      345,610,449
Qr 3 1,195,294 784,515 575,030 64 12 14 93,963,416 90 4,262,779      335,977,746
Qr 4 1,220,898 825,332 595,346 64 13 14 97,201,632 91 4,385,790      350,948,789
1-st Half FY 2006 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,179,133 812,238 584,568 127 27 30 189,217,291 184      4,413,927      709,621,989
2-nd Half 1,208,871 800,976 582,290 128 25 28 191,064,008 181      4,314,521      684,327,718
FY'07                
Qr 1 1,234,453 808,680 596,382 63 14 15 98,037,789 92 4,502,730      359,656,495
Qr 2 1,246,110 819,665 591,800 63 13 16 98,629,375 92 4,607,530      366,639,554
Qr 3 1,212,607 823,796 558,585 64 13 13 95,577,801 90 4,587,410      363,389,940
Qr 4 1,231,078 827,288 586,239 64 13 14 97,751,082 91 4,573,089      364,351,642
1-st Half FY 2007 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,240,282 813,969 594,017 126 27 31 196,667,164 184      4,555,130      726,296,049
2-nd Half 1,221,843 825,542 572,924 128 26 27 193,328,944 181      4,580,250      727,741,658
FY'08                
Qr 1 1,151,284 761,480 548,914 63 13 16 91,212,756 92 4,312,770      342,971,822
Qr 2 1,152,624 763,288 535,643 64 13 15 91,725,325 92 4,252,476      339,363,914
Qr 3 1,127,877 749,990 490,532 64 13 14 88,801,446 91 4,202,186      331,153,742
Qr 4 1,214,855 806,131 570,070 64 13 14 96,211,403 91 4,609,223      365,895,394
1-st Half FY 2008 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,152,006 762,459 541,050 127 26 31 182,901,246 184      4,280,304      681,686,960
2-nd Half 1,171,366 778,061 530,301 128 26 28 185,012,849 182      4,405,705      697,049,136
FY'09                
Qr 1 1,221,582 806,695 584,984 64 13 15 97,443,043 92 4,718,884      374,397,614
Qr 2 1,132,644 747,724 522,873 64 13 15 90,052,726 92 4,243,163      337,664,946
Qr 3 1,118,889 736,914 515,574 63 13 14 87,287,925 90 4,409,937      344,393,393
Qr 4 0 0
1-st Half FY 2009 Av Weekday Half Yr
PassMiles Pass Miles
1-st Half 1,177,113 777,210 553,929 128 26 30 187,495,769 184      4,481,024      714,374,955
2-nd Half 0 0