TRANSIT METRICS  

Frequently updated, on-demand, granular transit ridership data for bus and rail modes

Our validated Bus and Rail Metrics include demographics (race and household income), trip distance, origin-destination pairs, and more. Enrich your transit data sources and access metrics for all regions and routes with the click of a button, without the sample-size challenges of surveys.

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See where your riders travel the most, who they are, and how far they are going

Access millions of LBS data trips from 2019 and 2020

Glean powerful multimodal insights about transit travel patterns from over 100 M devices in the U.S. and Canada

Demographic metrics, including race and income

Characterize bus and rail travel patterns based on demographic Census data, including race, household income, and education through an equity lens

Empirical data to optimize transit data collection

Utilize StreetLight’s Bus and Rail Metrics to validate assumptions about travel behavior and measure passenger boarding-to-alighting activity

StreetLight’s Bus and Rail Metrics for measuring transit passenger travel patterns

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TIME DISTRIBUTION

Peak hours easily available to analyze demand

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TRIP ATTRIBUTES

Trip duration, trip length, and trip speed to understand quality of service

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TRAVELER ATTRIBUTES

Race, income, education demographics to ensure access to affordable options

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STATION, STOP, ROUTE, AND REGION DATA

Bus and Rail trip insights for the whole journey

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Empirical Bus and Rail Data to help prioritize transit projects and advocate for transit improvements

  • Identify most popular O-D pairs in the transit network 
  • Measure boarding and alighting activity at a bus stop or rail station for commute planning analyses
  • Analyze bus and rail ridership across a network for corridor studies
  • Understand ridership demographic data for social equity analyses
  • Analyze ridership change by time of day, or day of week for service changes

Proven metrics, validated against real-world data

Review the data sources and methodology employed by StreetLight to develop our new Bus and Rail Metrics, along with validation against transit rider count data from multiple transit agencies compared to transit agency counts across the country.

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Proven metrics, validated against real-world data

Review the data sources and methodology employed by StreetLight to develop our new Bus and Rail Metrics, along with validation against transit rider count data from multiple transit agencies compared to transit agency counts across the country.

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Measure COVID-19’s impact on transit with LBS data

COVID-19 is impacting transit in unprecedented ways. Access 2020 Transit Metrics to understand ridership by route comparing before, during, and after COVID. Get insights on COVID’s impact on network O-D patterns, and identify where transit is most critical.

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Assess equity impact of bus routes and rail lines

In addition to demographics around transit stops, our Metrics let you analyze Census demographic data based on passengers’ aggregated home locations. Understand the social equity impact of various transit routes, and plan more effectively to mitigate impact on different populations.

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