Box A: Connectivity on the Coasts

Box A: Connectivity on the Coasts

There are five states (plus the District of Columbia) where all of the intercity rail stations are served by connecting modes, and five more states where over 80 percent of the rail stations offer connectivity. All 11 states lie either in the northeast or along the west coast.

States in which all intercity rail terminals are served by other modes

  • Delaware (2 stations)
  • District of Columbia (1 station)
  • Maine (4 stations)
  • Maryland (6 stations)
  • New Jersey (6 stations)
  • Rhode Island (3 stations)

States with at least 80% of intercity rail terminals served by other modes

  • Massachusetts (91%, 10 of 11 stations)
  • Washington (88%, 15 of 17 stations)
  • California (86%, 61 of 71 stations)
  • Oregon (86% 6 of 7 stations)
  • Connecticut (83%, 10 of 12 stations)
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Preliminary Intermodal Connectivity Database, July 2007.