Travel Trend Brief 13. Transit Commuting
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Table 13-1. Summary of Long-Term Trends in Transit Commuting in the U.S. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex, combined with 1980, 1990, and 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_10_1YR_S0801&prodType=table http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.04000 http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.31000.005
Figure 13-1. Long-Term Trend in Transit Mode Share U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex, combined with 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_10_1YR_S0801&prodType=table http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.04000 http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.31000.005
NPTS/NHTS Survey Series http://nhts.ornl.gov/download.shtml    
Figure 13-2. Annual Total Transit Ridership Trends American Public Transportation Association Fact Book Appendix A http://www.apta.com/resources/statistics/Documents/FactBook/2013-Fact-Book-Appendix-A.pdf    
National Transit Database http://www.ntdprogram.gov/ntdprogram/pubs.htm    
Figure 13-3. Transit Commuting by Region and Transit Sub Mode by Region U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table B08006 - Sex of Workers by Means of Transportation to Work http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/05_EST/B08006/0200000US1|0200000US2|0200000US3|0200000US4 http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/05_EST/B08006/0100000US.04000 http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/05_EST/B08006/0100000US.31000.005
Figure 13-4. Twenty-Year Trend in Public Transit Share of Commuting by State U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex, combined with 1990, and 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.04000    
Figure 13-5. Twenty-Year Trend Public Transit Shares among Metropolitan Areas with 1+ Million Population U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex, combined with 1990 and 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.31000.005    
Figure 13-6. Public Transit Share by Metro Size Group U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.31000.005    
Table 13-2. Metro Areas with Major Changes in Public Transit Share, 20002010 U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table S0801 - Commuting Characteristics by Sex, combined with 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_1YR/S0801/0100000US.31000.005    
Figure 13-7. Trend in Mode Use with Time in America Custom table compiled from 2010 ACS data tables Brief_13_compiled.xlsx    
Figure 13-8. Transit Commuters by Household Income Category Custom table compiled from 2010 ACS Public Use Microdata Sample Brief_13_compiled.xlsx    
Figure 13-9. Transit Commuter Mode Shares by Household Income Category U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey 1-year estimates http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_10_1YR_S0802&prodType=table    
Figure 13-10. Transit Commuting by Household Car Availability 2009 National Household Travel Survey http://nhts.ornl.gov/publications.shtml    
Figure 13-11. Trip Duration Distribution, Transit versus Drive Alone U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table B08534 - Means of Transportation to Work by Travel Time to Work for Workplace Geography http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_12_1YR_B08534&prodType=table    
Figure 13-12. Multi-Decade Commuting Trend by Mode (SOV excluded) U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 ACS 1-Year Estimates: Table B08006 - Sex of Workers by Means of Transportation to Work, combined with 1980, 1990, and 2000 data reported in Commuting in America III http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_10_1YR_B08006&prodType=table