List of U.S. cities with high transit ridership

The following is a list of United States cities of 100,000+ inhabitants with the 50 highest rates of public transit commuting to work, according to data from the 2006 American Community Survey. The survey measured the percentage of commuters who take public transit, as opposed to walking, driving an automobile, bicycle, boat, or some other means.

1. New York, New York - 54.24%
2. Jersey City, New Jersey - 46.62%
3. Washington, D.C. - 38.97%
4. Boston, Massachusetts - 31.6%
5. San Francisco, California - 30.29%
6. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 26.43%
7. Arlington, Virginia - 26.28%
8. Yonkers, New York - 25.47%
9. Chicago, Illinois - 25.38%
10. Newark, New Jersey - 24.04%
11. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 21.14%
12. Alexandria, Virginia - 20.55%
13. Baltimore, Maryland - 19.55%
14. Seattle, Washington - 17.79%
15. Berkeley, California - 17.36%
16. Daly City, California - 17.27%
17. Oakland, California - 16.72%
18. Buffalo, New York - 15.62%
19. Richmond, California - 15.55%
20. Hartford, Connecticut - 15.5%
21. Atlanta, Georgia - 14.85%
22. Edison, New Jersey - 14.82%
23. Paterson, New Jersey - 13.85%
24. East Los Angeles, California - 13.75%
25. Minneapolis, Minnesota - 13.19%
26. Portland, Oregon - 12.64%
27. Cleveland, Ohio - 12.22%
28. Miami, Florida - 12.16%
29. Stamford, Connecticut - 11.86%
30. San Juan, Puerto Rico - 11.26%
31. Bridgeport, Connecticut - 11.24%
32. Cincinnati, Ohio - 11.17%
33. Honolulu, Hawaii - 11.08%
34. Los Angeles, California - 10.97%
35. Concord, California - 10.85%
36. Rochester, New York - 10.78%
37. St. Louis, Missouri - 10.28%
38. New Haven, Connecticut - 10.%
39. Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 9.96%
40. Naperville, Illinois - 9.7%
41. Santa Ana, California - 9.24%
42. Providence, Rhode Island - 8.89%
43. Bellevue, Washington - 8.81%
44. Madison, Wisconsin - 8.74%
45. St. Paul, Minnesota - 8.22%
46. Ann Arbor, Michigan - 8.13%
47. Elizabeth, New Jersey - 8.01%
48. Dayton, Ohio - 7.57%
49. Denver, Colorado - 7.44%
50. Eugene, Oregon - 7.37%

ee also

*List of U.S. cities with most pedestrian commuters
*Transportation in the United States

ources

* [http://www.census.gov US Census]
* [http://www.bikesatwork.com/carfree/carfree-census-database.html Carfree Census Database]


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