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The Daily

Thursday, November 20, 2008
September 2008 (preliminary)

Combined ridership on 10 large urban transit systems in Canada was 3.6% higher in September than it was for the same month in 2007.

Approximately 131.9 million passenger trips were taken on these transit systems in September. These systems account for about 80% of total urban transit in Canada.

The trips generated $232.6 million in revenue in September (excluding subsidies), up 8.6% from September 2007.

Available on CANSIM: table 408-0004.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2745.

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