The following is a list of the largest 30 local bus agencies in the United States, ranked by ridership. All figures are average weekday unlinked passenger trips and come from the American Public Transportation Association's Transit Ridership Report for the second quarter of 2012, unless otherwise noted.
|Rank||Agency||Largest city served||Daily
|1||MTA||New York City||2,629,800|
|8||King County Metro||Seattle||390,700*|
|19||RTC Transit||Las Vegas||167,800 (Q4 2009)|
|28||LADOT||Los Angeles||106,900 (Q4 2009)|
- *Includes trolleybus service.
- Average weekday ridership values for New Jersey Transit and RTA (Cleveland) were not included in this report. Based on other provided information, both agencies would likely rank on this list.
- AC Transit (Oakland) was not included in this report. It carried 236,000 average weekday riders during Fiscal Year 2008-2009, which would likely place it tenth in this ranking.
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