The following is a list of the largest 30 local bus agencies in the United States, ranked by ridership . All figures are average weekday unlinked passenger trips and come from the American Public Transportation Association 's Transit Ridership Report for the second quarter of 2017, [2] unless otherwise noted.

Rank Agency Largest city served Daily
ridership
Notes
1 MTA New York City 2,386,600
2 LACMTA Los Angeles 912,800
3 CTA Chicago 804,600
4 SEPTA Philadelphia 539,800
5 Muni San Francisco 510,800
6 King County Metro Seattle 412,800
7 WMATA Washington, D.C. 400,500
8 MBTA Boston 355,200 Q1 2017 [3]
9 MTA Maryland Baltimore 239,400
10 METRO Houston 217,600
11 AC Transit Oakland 204,000
12 TriMet Portland 193,400
13 Metro Transit Minneapolis 190,100
14 Miami-Dade Transit Miami 187,300
15 RTC Transit Las Vegas 187,100
16 RTD Denver 186,200
17 MARTA Atlanta 177,100
18 Port Authority Pittsburgh 176,900 Q4 2014 [4]
19 MTS San Diego 167,000
20 OCTA Orange County 130,000
21 VIA San Antonio 114,400
22 Valley Metro Phoenix 109,200
23 DART Dallas 102,500
24 MCTS Milwaukee 102,000
25 VTA San Jose 96,000
26 BCT Fort Lauderdale 93,900
27 LBT Long Beach 81,200
28 Metro St. Louis 76,800
29 Ride On Rockville 75,500
30 LYNX Orlando 74,400

See also

Notes

  1. Includes electric trolley bus ridership
  • Average weekday ridership values for New Jersey Transit and RTA (Cleveland) were not included in this report. Based on other provided information, both agencies would likely rank on this list.