It may not feel like it during rush hour, but subway and bus ridership has actually dipped from last year. According to the MTA, ridership in September was 5.7 million compared to 5.8 million last year. MTA Chairman Joe Lhota said overcrowding and a surge in delays is not to blame.
MTA: Subway ridership dip is straining finances
By NY1 News | November 16, 2017 @8:16 AM