System passenger-trips per day

Bogota 2,470,000    TransMilenio data from 2019 (2016)  
Zhengzhou 1,220,000    ridership on 28 December 2018 (2019)  news.dahe.cn/2019/05-28/490422.html
Jakarta 985,672    Average weekday ridership, Feb 2020 (2020)   [Transjakarta]
Guangzhou 850,000    May 2014 weekday average. Does not include transfers inside stations (2019)  
Mexico City 810,000     (2013)   [Garcia & Escalante, 2012]
Istanbul 800,000     (2012)   [IETT, retrieved Aug 2015]
Urumqi 500,000    2020 (2021)  https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E4%B9%8C%E9%B2%81%E6%9C%A8%E9%BD%90%E5%BF%AB%E9%80%9F%E5%85%AC%E4%BA%A4/4510117
Lima 350,000    source: Gerhard Menckhoff (2011)  
Lanzhou 309,000    Avg daily ridership 11-15 May 2015. Does not include transfers (2021)  
Changzhou 300,000    data from April 2016 (2021)  
Yichang 255400    Average daily number of passengers carried 255,400 (2017) (2021)  快速公交系统(BRT)运营专项调研工作报告2018
Brisbane 200,000    reported 70 million trips in 2011 (2017)  
Cali 170,000     (2013)   [CCAP 2012]
Jinan 167,000    ridership on December 2019 (2020)  
Amsterdam 125,000    data from 2005 (2018)  
Islamabad 125,000     (2015)   [data provided by regulator]
Fuzhou 58,000    data from Bus Company (operator) (2021)  
Shanghai 50000    As of June 2019, the highest number of passengers carried in a single day exceeded 50,000 passenger trips (2021)  https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E4%B8%8A%E6%B5%B7%E5%BB%B6%E5%AE%89%E8%B7%AF%E4%B8%AD%E8%BF%90%E9%87%8F%E5%85%AC%E4%BA%A4/24511866
Nanning 40,000    interview with bus co. operations manager, 2019.7.23 (2020)  
Los Angeles 21,902    data from July 2010 (2013)  
Bangkok 15,000     (2018)  
Fengxian 13,000    2018 (2021)  http://www.spcsc.sh.cn/n1939/n3144/n6137/index.html

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