New Gold Line Extension Wildly Popular!
by Rosedale on 5/17/2016 12:00 AM
The new Foothill Extension is a commuter sensation! The Gold Line route is so popular, its reached ridership levels Metro did not anticipate for years to come! Approximately 4,000 to 5,000 riders board the train weekdays and 3,800 to 4,000 board on weekends! Perhaps the most exciting news is that more than 70% of riders revealed they are new Metro users and 66% noted they are now completely committed to mass transit. Pasadena appears to be the most popular destination, with 50% of riders disembarking at this stop. Ride the rails just steps from home and leave your car keys behind!