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The Hop Announces November Ridership Data

76,125 – Total rides during November

By - Dec 18th, 2018 09:31 am
The Hop, Milwaukee's streetcar, pictured on N. Broadway during testing. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

The Hop, Milwaukee’s streetcar, pictured on N. Broadway during testing. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Milwaukee – More than 75,000 riders utilized The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, during the streetcar’s first month of operations, The Hop and City of Milwaukee announced today. The 76,125 total rides during the month includes the 16,409 riders who participated in the Grand Hop-ening celebration from Nov. 2-4. Below is a breakdown of November ridership:

  • 76,125 – Total rides during November
  • 16,409 – Total rides during opening weekend (Nov. 2-4)
  • 2,297 – Average daily ridership for November excluding opening weekend (Nov. 5-30)

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