FIGURE 4-11 - How People Get to Work: 2009

FIGURE 4-11 - How People Get to Work: 2009

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  Number of workers (thousands) Percentage of workers
Drives self 105,476 76.1
Carpool 13,917 10.0
Public transportationa 6,885 5.0
Works at home 5,918 4.3
Walks only 3,966 2.9
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other meansb 1,665 1.2
Bicycle 766 0.6
Total 138,592 100.0

aPublic transportation category includes workers who used a bus or trolley bus, streetcar or trolley car, subway or elevated, railroad, or ferryboat.

bOther means includes 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 as of October 2010 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-40, available at as of January 2011.