Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming, according to new ridership numbers.
Public transit passengers took nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013 — the highest total since 1956.
What follows is a look at which transit agencies saw the biggest gains.
Urban area; Agency; Increase in unlinked passenger trips 2012 to 2013; percent increase
New York City; New York City Transit Authority; 120,635,700; 3.6 percent
Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; 9,194,200; 2 percent
New York City; New Jersey Transit; 4,049,700; 1.5 percent
Seattle; King County Department of Transportation; 3,204,400; 2.7 percent
Miami; Miami-Dade Transit Agency; 2,493,800; 2.3 percent
Seattle; Sound Transit; 2,341,600; 8.4 percent
Denver; Regional Transportation District; 2,257,500; 2.6 percent
Houston; Metro Transit Authority; 2,257,000; 2.7 percent
San Diego; Metropolitan Transit System; 2,230,000; 2.6 percent
Source: American Public Transportation Association
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