UITP report shows world metro systems are growing
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Posted: 21 October 2014 | UITP
According to a new Statistics Brief from the UITP, world metro systems are growing rapidly, with 45 new systems having being built since 2000…
According to a new Statistics Brief from the UITP, world metro systems are growing rapidly, with 45 new systems having being built since 2000.
Currently, 148 cities have a metro system, carrying 150 million passengers per day on 540 lines. Two-thirds of the world’s metros are located in Asia and Europe, with Tokyo metro carrying the most passengers annually (3.2 billion) whilst Shanghai has the longest network (more than 500km).
The report also compared internet connectivity in metro systems worldwide.
You can find the report here (http://www.uitp.org/world-metro-figures-2013).
International Association for Public Transport (UITP)