Table 11: Percent of Private Vehicle and Public Transportation Long Distance Trips by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Size

Table 11: Percent of Private Vehicle and Public Transportation Long Distance Trips by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Size

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Mode MSA >1million Standard error MSA
<1 million
Standard error Non-MSA Standard error Total Standard error
Personal Vehicle 84.7 0.55 92.3 0.57 95.6 0.35 89.5 0.33
Public Transportation 15.3 0.55 7.7 0.57 4.4 0.35 10.6 0.33
Total 100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0  

NOTE: Only trips in which the transportation mode and MSA characteristics could be identified are included.

NOTE: Column totals may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, National Household Travel Survey, long distance file, 2001, (Washington, DC)