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The Daily

Friday, April 20, 2007
February 2007 (preliminary)

Combined ridership on 10 large urban transit systems in Canada was 3.8% higher in February than it was for the same month in 2006.

Approximately 109.8 million passenger trips were taken on these transit systems in February. These systems account for about 80% of total urban transit in Canada.

The trips generated $183.2 million in revenue in February (excluding subsidies), a 4.6% increase over February 2006.

Available on CANSIM: table 408-0004.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2745.

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