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US Commute Habits by City
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America's Commuting Habits

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Methodology:

Data provided by online salary database PayScale.com.

Metropolitan Statistical Area: Large combined metropolitan areas defined by the US census. Exact definitions can be found here: http://www.census.gov/population/metro/. The MSA names are preceded by their size rank, with New York being the largest (by population), followed by Los Angeles, etc.

Ratio to National Average:
A comparison to the national average rate for each commute type. For example, the value of 5.2 for Portland and biking means that workers in Portland are 5.2 times as likely to commute by bike as the average US worker.


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