MTA NYC Transit – 2008 Ridership by Subway Station

MTA NYC Transit has released 2008 subway ridership statistics by subway station for all 422 station complexes.

Here are the top 10 busiest New York City subway stations for 2008:

Station and subway lines Annual Ridership
1. Times Sq-42 St   / 42 St 60,880,668
2. Grand Central-42 St   44,600,738
3. 34 St-Herald Sq   39,040,943
4.  14 St-Union Sq    35,545,653
5.  34 St-Penn Station
28,343,889
6.  34 St-Penn Station
26,013,432
7.  Lexington Av-53 St    / 51 St
20,858,197
8.  59 St-Columbus Circle
20,475,053
9.  Lexington Av / 59 St
20,053,574
10.  Fulton St / Broadway-Nassau St
19,813,040

Additional information: Subway and Bus Ridership Statistics 2008

Source: BusChat

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7 Responses to “MTA NYC Transit – 2008 Ridership by Subway Station”

  1. James D says:

    No surprises there then…

  2. Shawn says:

    Very interesting. I would have missed this if it weren’t posted here. Thanks!

  3. Is that how many people swipe their merocard or make a transfer there or just ride through or get off there?

  4. brian says:

    It’s how many people swipe their metrocards there.

  5. GP38 Chris says:

    Thanks!! That is great!

  6. brian says:

    You’re welcome!

    Yes, I think this may be the first time NYCT has made the entire list public.

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