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WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials in Washington say the more than a million trips taken on the city’s rail system Saturday make the day the second highest ridership day in the system’s history.
Metro tweeted Sunday that 1,001,616 trips were taken on the rail system on Saturday, the day of the Women’s March on Washington.READ MORE: As Rumors Swirl, Actor Matthew McConaughey Says He's 'Measuring' Texas Gubernatorial Run
Metro said Monday that the day ranks second in ridership behind Jan. 20, 2009, the day of President Barack Obama’s first inauguration. Metro says 1,120,000 trips were taken that day. The days are the only ones where more than a million trips were taken on the system.READ MORE: Latinos Push For Political Power As Lawmakers In Texas Redraw Voting Maps Across The State
Metro spokesman Dan Stessel had said that on Friday, the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, just over 570,000 trips were taken on the rail system.MORE NEWS: Discover DFW: Log Cabin Village
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