CivMetrics collects key infrastructure data for the largest cities in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the US counties where workers rely most on public transit. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com
In which U.S. counties do commuters rely most (and least) on public transit to get to work? At the bottom of the page, find a full sortable table of all 3,000+ US counties and the percentage of workers who commute via public transit. But first, a couple highlights.
Where do workers rely MOST on public transit for getting to work? Unsurprisingly, the counties comprising New York City lead the pack:
In rural counties, a minuscule fraction of workers use public transit:
Below, find a full sortable table of all 3,000+ US counties and the percentage of workers who commute via public transit.