/ Modified apr 29, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Sun Link Streetcar Anticipates Millionth Passenger Soon

Lucky rider be suprised with gifts when they board

Streetcar 7-21-14 spotlight Tucson's streetcar emerges from the Fourth Avenue underpass. (PHOTO: Bob Lindberg, AZPM)

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The Sun Link streetcar is three months shy of one year in operation and it is already preparing for its one-millionth passenger.

Current ridership totals 955,000, which is ahead of projections.

According to a press release from Sun Link, the lucky one-millionth rider is expected to board in the next couple weeks and will be surprised with several gifts on board.

The streetcar modified its schedule a few months ago to better accommodate the periods of higher ridership demand and it has paid off as numbers have been better than expected.

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