Figure 2-3 How People Get to Work: 2011


Percent of workers

  Number of workers (thousands) Percentage of workers
Drives self 105,639 76.4
Carpool 13,388 9.7
Public transportationa 6,956 5.0
Works at home 5,994 4.3
Walks 3,888 2.8
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other meansb 1,627 1.2
Bicycle 778 0.6
Total 138,270 100.0

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.

NOTES: Percents may not add to 100 due to rounding. For additional information, please refer to the American Community Survey's 2011 Subject Definitions, available at Workers are civilians and members of the Armed Forces, 16 years and older, who were at work the previous week. Persons on vacation or not at work the prior week are not included.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2011 American Community Survey, 1-year estimate, table B08006, available at as of January 2013.