How do Americans get to work? Among the 7 (correction: 8) major cities in this pattern (below) - Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta, San Fransisco, Houston, Washington DC and Seattle - New Yorkers by far use mass transit to and from work than any other cities. While Houston holds the trophy for the highest percentage of commuters who 'drive themselves.' At least, DC has proportional method of transit pattern, by public transport and drive.
Commuting patterns in major cities via Infrastructurist.
Artist Martha Kang McGill illustrates the commuting habits of eight major U.S. cities, illustrating just who is driving, walking, biking, or taking mass transit. All stats are based on the 2008 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.
Pretty neat, huh?