[Mintwood-place] RE: Immigration Rally sets Second Highest
Ridership Day inMetrorail History
jim at grahamwone.com
Tue Apr 11 06:31:34 PDT 2006
A very impressive action on immigration concerns! Bests CM Jim Graham
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From: Candace E. Smith [mailto:cesmith at wmata.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 9:03 AM
To: Candace E. Smith
Subject: Immigration Rally sets Second Highest Ridership Day inMetrorail
N E W S R E L E A S E
For Immediate Release
April 11, 2006
or Lisa Farbstein
Immigration Rally sets Second Highest Ridership Day in
The immigration rally on the National Mall yesterday set the second
highest ridership day in Metrorail's 30-year-history. Regular riders and
protesters took 821,283 trips. An additional 137,234 people boarded trains
compared to a typical Monday last month. Combined with Metrobus ridership,
Metro provided nearly 1.3 million trips yesterday.
Typical weekday bus ridership has been about 451,000 trips.
Metrorail's Top 10 Weekday Ridership Days
Date Ridership Event
1) 06-09-04 850,636 Reagan State Funeral
2) 04-10-06 821,283 Immigration Rally
3) 01-20-93 811,257 Clinton Inaugural #1
4) 03-31-06 808,108 Cherry Blossoms
5) 10-16-95 804,146 Million Man March
6) 07-21-05 769,553 Baseball
7) 04-14-05 766,184 1st Baseball Game
8) 07-20-05 764,663 Baseball
9) 06-30-05 764,425 Baseball
10) 06-10-04 763,121 Reagan State Funeral
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