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March 26, 2011 / Omar J. Peters

Mode of Transportation by City

The website uses American Community Survey (ACS) 2008 data to make accessible information about mode of transportation for commuters by city, breaking down what percentage of workers driver alone, carpool, bike, walk, take transit, or work at home.

Profiles on cities, quickly visualizes transportation statistics for each city. Here is Albany, NY, where 61.9% of workers drive alone, and 11.5% walk.

It also puts together quick facts about cities in popular questions for mode of transportation to work:

Spoiler: New York City is the answer for all, but drive alone to work, which is Los Angeles.


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