BY ANTHONY O’REILLY
Total ridership for New York City Transit buses and trains are at their highest in more than 60 years, according to the MTA’s 2012 Ridership data report.
Total annual ridership increased 0.9 percent from 2011, despite a five day span of no service and free fares following Sandy.
Weekend ridership increased 3 percent from 2011, matching its highest ever level achieved back in 1946. Weekday ridership increased 1.8 percent, excluding the five day disruption following Sandy, from 2011, reaching its highest level since 1950.
According to the report, the busiest station in Queens was the Flushing-Main Street stop for the No. 7 train.
For specific data on ridership in different boroughs and stations, click here.