TABLE 1-2-6 - How People Get to Work: 2008

TABLE 1-2-6 - How People Get to Work: 2008

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  Number of workers (thousands) Percentage of workers
Drives self 108,776 75.5
Carpool 15,402 10.7
Mass transportationa 7,170 5.0
Works at home 5,897 4.1
Walks only 4,061 2.8
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other meansb 1,904 1.3
Bicycle 786 0.5
Total 143,996 100.0

aMass transportation refers to bus, rail, streetcar, subway, or elevated trains.

bOther means include ferryboats, surface trains, and van service and other means not classified.

NOTE: Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), available at http://www.census.gov/acs/www/index.html as of December 2009 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-38, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of January 2010.