Almost half of new Expo Line riders switched from driving

via KPCC, September 13 2016:

"More than two-thirds of riders on the recently opened Expo Line Phase II to Santa Monica are new to the train line and more than 40 percent of them switched to transit from driving alone, according to a survey released this week by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

The new Expo Line section opened May 20, bringing a ridership surge of about 20,000 new rides per weekday and double the number of Sunday riders on the entire line." (click on image below to read more)