Pasadena/LaPorte Bus Route Ridership Climbs
The City of Pasadena, Second Century Development Corporation, the City of La Porte and San Jacinto College have agreed to continue their partnership with Harris County Transit on a fixed bus route service due to steadily increasing ridership. The route, linking Pasadena to La Porte began with 661 riders in January of 2010 its first month of service. By August, the figure had climbed to 1,715.
Currently, monthly figures show an average of 2,500 passenger boardings per month. One third of those riding are San Jacinto College students, while the remainder use the service for going to work, medical appointments, shopping and to connect to the larger surrounding community.
"It's great to see local residents riding and in turn, local leadership partnering to keep the service going," said Ken Fickes, Director of Transit Services, Harris County Community Services Department.
Following is a link to a video on the bus route.
For more specific information on routes and schedules go to www.harriscountytransit.org or call 713-578-2216.