A Line ridership dips for the first time since opening

Weekday ridership numbers rose. Those figures are more important to the overall health of the line since they reflect a pool of likely regular users.

Saturday, Sunday and holiday boardings fell.

A glass-half-full type of person would say that fewer riders means fewer people have to worry about the A Line’s impending deadline

That same rosy person would likely point out that weekday ridership numbers rose. Those figures are more important to the overall health of the line since they reflect a pool of likely regular users.

Anyway, here’s what RTD’s monthly totals look like, with the inclusion of August:

Saturday, Sunday and holiday boardings fell.
Saturday, Sunday and holiday boardings fell.

Overall, August’s dip represents a 8.78 percent change in the line’s ridership.