Looks like the higher gas prices has once again given Link Transit a good month from a ridership standpoint. September numbers are out, and Link's Communications Manager Erik West says they're looking good:
Link had almost 86 thousand fixed-route boardings last month, that compares with 88-thousand 421 in August, so just a little down on a month-to-month basis, but it 's up over last September's 77-thousand riders. West credits the ridership boom on a number of factors:
As for the Route 21 from Wenatchee to Chelan and Manson, September ridership saw a bit of a decline:
West expects ridership numbers to bounce back up this month, when people are back to their normal routines and there are no holidays to influence travel.