Wednesday, November 25, 2015

MATA Service Analysis

Data from MATA on “Wheelchair Riders” by month for 2012 to September of 2015
(October and November of 2014 are missing).

MATAplus Ridership:

MATA reports that the average monthly paratransit ridership has increased 14% since 2013.

Pie chart showing 99.6% of MATA ridership do not use wheelchairsParatransit 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. 
Graph showing MATAplus ridership similar in 2012 and 2014, but 2015 ridership doubling that of 2013.