Table 9 - States with the Greatest and Least Three Mode Access

Table 9 - States with the Greatest and Least Three Mode Access

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States With Highest Percent of Three Mode Access

  Rural Population All Mode Access Percent Covered
Rhode Island 175,457 174,555 99.5%
Connecticut 595,174 546,415 91.8%
Massachusetts 887,715 707,520 79.7%
California 3,835,613 2,601,013 67.8%
Washington 1,548,161 1,024,342 66.2%
Florida 3,618,587 2,230,528 61.6%
Vermont 448,107 272,384 60.8%
Maryland 1,079,420 616,945 57.2%
New York 3,541,133 1,861,384 52.6%
Illinois 2,301,905 1,138,922 49.5%

States With Lowest Percent of Three Mode Access

  Rural Population Coverage Percent Covered
Idaho 624,767 4,012 0.6%
Tennessee 2,583,439 77,309 3.0%
Iowa 1,548,051 74,698 4.8%
Kentucky 2,191,907 128,774 5.9%
Montana 506,692 38,370 7.6%
Oklahoma 1,575,634 181,696 11.5%
Alabama 2,431,865 374,685 15.4%
Georgia 3,121,275 500,689 16.0%
New Mexico 698,221 133,911 19.2%
Arkansas 1,645,360 322,495 19.6%

NOTE: Hawaii, South Dakota, and Wyoming do not have service from three intercity modes and thus are not listed. Although Alaska and Washington State are served by four modes, only three mode access is considered relevant due to the limited geographic nature of ferry service.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics' April 2005 analysis of the U.S. scheduled intercity transportation network.