Rail transit north and south of the border


Source: en.wikipedia.org

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Below are some interesting data on North American rail transit systems operating outside the United States in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. They are listed by annual ridership (as of 2012, except Xochimilco). As is obvious from the data, Mexico City’s Metro is easily one of the busiest systems in the world with more than 1.5 billion passengers a year.

CITY               SYSTEM   PASSENGERS   LENGTH (miles)  LINES   STATIONS

Mexico City        Metro        1.604 billion            141                   12            195

Toronto          Subway/RT    318.7 million            42                     4              69

Montreal            Metro        176.2 million              43                     4              68

Monterrey       Metrorrey      159.2 million             20                     2               31

Vancouver       Skytrain       120.4 million             43                      3              47

Calgary            C-Train        105.9 million             45                      2               45

Toronto          Streetcars      104.2 million             51                    11             708

Guadalajara     SITEUR          87.6 million           15                      2               29

Edmonton       Light Rail          35.4 million           13                      2               18

Santo Domingo  Metro             30.9 million           17                      2               30

Mexico City    Xochimilco          21.0 million            8                      1               18

San Juan         Tren Urbano       11.0 million          11                      1               16

Ottawa             O-Train                5.2 million             5                      1                 5

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