System Ridership (annually, in millions)

System Ridership (annually, in millions)

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Notes on the data:

CTA - Starting in 1997, CTA rail ridership includes rail-to-rail transfers. CTA rail ridership figures before and after 1997 are not comparable.

Metra - Starting in 1983, Metra ridership does not include the South Shore Line.

Pace - Starting in 2007, Pace began Reporting ADA ridership separately.

Annual Unlinked Passenger Trips (in millions)

YearCTA BusCTA RailTotal CTAMetraPacePace ADASystem
2019237.3218.5455.87428.54.1562.4
2018242.2225.9468.176.130.24.1578.5
2017249.2230.2479.478.631.44.1593.5
2016259.1238.6497.780.131.34.1613.2
2015274.3241.751681.633.14.2634.9
2014276.1238.1514.283.434.84.1636.5
2013300.1229.1529.282.335.94651.4
2012314.4231.2545.681.335.43.8666.1
2011310.4221.653282.733.73.4651.8
2010306210.9516.981.432.32.8633.4
2009318.7202.6521.382.332.32.8638.7
2008328.2198.1526.386.837.82.7653.6
2007309.3190.3499.583.336.62.6622.1
2006299.6195.2494.779.938N/A612.6
2005305.5186.8492.376.136.9N/A605.3
2004296178.7474.873.834.1N/A582.7
2003293.6181.1474.77433.7N/A582.5
2002304.8180.4485.275.534.8N/A595.5
2001303.1181.7484.878.437N/A600.2
2000303.3176.3479.67838.6N/A596.2
1999300.3166.5466.775.840.2N/A582.7
1998291.7153.6445.373.739.3N/A558.3
1997288.9151439.971.637.9N/A549.3
1996303.3124427.369.937.5N/A534.7
1995307.3119.3426.669.637.2N/A533.4
1994327.3120.9448.271.338.6N/A558.1
1993328.1118.5446.669.238.3N/A554.1
1992373.3120.6493.969.439.3N/A602.6
1991394.1135.3529.468.340.5N/A638.2
1990423.2146.7569.968.740.3N/A678.9
1989421.7147.7569.467.737.9N/A675
1988424.3149.4573.766.436.8N/A676.9
1987440.7148.6589.363.535.6N/A688.4
1986467.6145.7613.361.536.1N/A710.9
1985487.9155.9643.861.338.4N/A743.5
1984484.9153.9638.859.136.3N/A734.2
1983465.8147.261356.531.2N/A700.7
1982468.4147.4615.858.727.7N/A702.2
1981493.9150.6644.567.927.4N/A739.8
1980540.6155.6696.279.738.2N/A814.1