MI: BWAT Sees Ridership Jump
The number of people riding local buses in October outdid last year’s record by 5 percent, with 122,555 riders compared to 115,746 riders in October 2012. The increase contributes to six years of continuous ridership growth for Blue Water Area Transit . Local bus ridership has been climbing at a record-breaking pace since a 27-year record was toppled in March 2008. “When more people use public transportation, everybody benefits,” explains Jim Wilson, BWAT general manager. “It’s...