During the Bay Bridge closure, how many BART riders used Translink as their form of payment?
Here’s Translink’s data from the Bay Bridge closure (October 27th – Nov 2nd), provided by John Goodwin, Public Information Officer for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission:
Tuesday, Oct. 27: 4,086 transactions +11% from Tuesday of previous week
Wednesday, Oct. 28: 6095 +62.8%
Thursday, Oct. 29: 6568 +66.9%
Friday, Oct. 30: 6105 +70.2%
Saturday, Oct. 31: 1926 + 43.7%
Sunday, Nov. 1: 1610 +82.7%
Monday, Nov. 2: 5849 + 59.7%
Clearly, Translink profited from the closure.
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