Definition of ridership in English:

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ridership

Pronunciation: /ˈrīdərˌSHip/

noun

chiefly North American
The number of passengers using a particular form of public transportation.
Example sentences
  • Amtrak logged a record 24 million passengers last year and ridership jumped 80 percent during the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • When the service shut down, ridership averaged about 24 passengers per day.
  • The majority of ridership on a transit line comes from about 300 metres around every station.

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Syllabification: rid·er·ship

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