WORCESTER – More than 2.4 million people used a ride-sharing apps like Uber or Lyft to travel to and from Worcester last year.
According to a 2018 Data Report on Rideshare in Massachusetts, ride-hailing in Massachusetts increased by 25% from 2017 (64.8 million) to 2018 (81.3 million). The percentage growth over that same period was 49% in Worcester [849,000 riders in 2017].
SEE LIST BELOW: The 15 Cities & Towns in Worcester Area with Most Use of Ride-Hailing Apps
The data shows that more than 84 million people used a ride-sharing app to head toward or leave from Boston in 2018 — making the city by far the highest ride share total in the Commonwealth last year.
Cambridge took the top spot in the state as the origin location for the most ride-hailing requests per person, coming in nearly 75 requests per person last year. Boston was second with 68 requests per person.
Worcester — the state’s second largest city — was way down the list with the 33rd most requests per person with less than seven requests per person.
ThisWeekinWorcester.com took the data from the report to find the 15 cities and towns with the highest ride-hailing requests per capita. See the list and other data below.
The following list is produced by the number of residents that use ride-share apps in a town or city as a point of origin.
Here are the 15 Cities & Towns in the Worcester Area that Use Uber, Lyft and Other Ride-Share Programs the Most:
#15 – Boylston — 1.05 riders per capita
#14 – Grafton — 1.08 riders per capita
#13 – West Boylston — 1.22 riders per capita
#12 – Hudson – 1.46 riders per capita
#11 – Fitchburg – 1.48 riders per capita
#10 – Leominster – 1.67 riders per capita
#9 – Berlin – 1.75 per capita
#8 – Northborough – 2.04 per capita
#7 – Southborough – 2.39 per capita
#6 – Auburn – 2.40 per capita
#5 – Millbury — 2.41 riders per capita
#4– Shrewsbury — 2.69 riders per capita
#3 – Marlborough — 3.43 riders per capita
#2 – Westborough — 4.13 riders per capita
#1 – Worcester — 6.995 riders per capita
Here is the complete data for the 15 Cities & Towns in the Worcester Area that Use Ride-Share Apps the Most:
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