Data from MATA on “Wheelchair Riders” by month for 2012 to September of 2015
(October and November of 2014 are missing).
Paratransit ridership has increased while MATA reports that fixed route service has declined 12.55% between January of 2013 and October 2014.
MATAplus accounts for about 3% of the 2014 total ridership of MATA, up from 2.5% in 2013.
Wheelchair users on the fixed route account for less than one half of 1% in 2013 (.33%) That is about three wheelchair users per 1000 MATA fixed route passengers.
Wheelchair users are reported up in 2014 to about 4 per 1000 MATA fixed route riders.