QLINE Breaks Ridership Record During NFL Draft

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QLine ridership shattered records during the NFL Draft, solidifying the streetcar service’s importance to the city’s transit infrastructure during major events.


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By the numbers: Ridership during the draft totaled 68,377 for a daily average of 22,792. On a typical day, about 3,300 people ride.


“This is a strong indication, from my perspective, we’re equipped to handle events of this nature,” QLine president Lisa Nuszkowski tells Axios, adding that adjustments were made to handle the crowds. “I feel like we were ready. The stuff we were responding to was inevitable for an event of this size.”
Originally published in Axios Detroit

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