Showing posts from March, 2017

Gimme shelter!

Do you ever wonder why some Lynx bus stops have benches and shelters but others don’t have anything but a sign? 
That’s one of the questions Lynx CEO Edward Johnson answered during an exclusive interview with our intrepid blogger Simon Duvall.
Click for the answer.

How long would you wait for a bus?

Ever wish you didn’t have to wait so long for a Lynx bus? During our recent exclusive interview with Lynx CEO Edward Johnson, we asked him what it would take to get faster service. Clickhere to see Johnson discuss this topic.

Lynx Ridership Has Dropped Over 10% in Less than 4 Years

Annual Lynx ridership has decreased by nearly 3 million annual passengers since 2013/2014, a Lynxed Together analysis has discovered. This decrease represents a drop of over 10%.
Lynxed Together reviewed monthly and annual "Regular Fixed Route" ridership data provided by Lynx for Fiscal years 2013 through 2016, plus data for October through January of Fiscal 2017 and found that Lynx ridership peaked in Fiscal 2013 at 27.83 million riders. In the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2016, Lynx carried just 24.84 million passengers.

Lynx "Regular Fixed Routes" represent regular bus services that run along a defined route on a fixed schedule and exclude Downtown Orlando Lymmo, NeighborLink, Access Lynx and Van Pool services, Link 208 and special shuttles.

Month over month, ridership has dropped 26 out of the last 28 months, with decreases as high as 12.6% (Jan 15 vs Jan 16). Lynx experienced its' peak ridership month in October 2013, with over 2.56 …