Is this the first time we've gotten real numbers on the SL3's ridership? I remember that number being hard to track down previously.Incidentally the MBTA Data Blog has a great, multipage article on bus use during COVID
I'd say that given that 28, 23, 111, and SL5 had the least drop (down less than 70%) during COVID, that they represent the most important routes for essential workers:
They've recently started including SL3 ridership figures on the open data portal too, (SL3 being route 743) https://mbta-massdot.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/mbta-bus-ridership-by-trip-season-route-line-and-stop/data?where=route_id = '743'Is this the first time we've gotten real numbers on the SL3's ridership? I remember that number being hard to track down previously.
Small mistake, CT2 is listed as both regular and limited serviceBig schedule changes coming in the fall to better align service with post-COVID travel demand: https://www.mbta.com/customer-support/fall-2020-bus-service-changes