Commute Mode Share

Last Updated: 
Jun 26, 2017

Regionwide about 70% of commuters drive alone, but in recent years a growing share of people are taking transit, walking or biking.

Mode share varies significantly by county and city, with denser urban areas showing more trips by transit, biking and walking. 

Riders on Link light rail

Why Commute Mode Share Matters

Commute Mode Share is a measure of what mode of transportation people use to get to work or school. The region's transportation plan supports alternatives to driving alone, including taking transit, walking, biking and teleworking.

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