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Thursday, February 19, 2009
Phoenix Light Rail Exceeds Ridership Expectations
Phoenix' new light rail line exceeded ridership expectations by 5,000 riders per day on weekdays during January, the Arizona Republic reports. However, those positive numbers may not lost. A 50-cent fare hike may be in the works for the new transit line and that could promulgate a falloff in passenger counts.