Did You Know? 28% of Albany Households Are Car-Free

While the 2010 U.S. Census data isn’t available yet, Lorenz recently pointed out this interesting find.

With the amount of traffic on our streets every day, it’s easy to forget that a sizable portion of the population does not own a personal vehicle. As recent 2010 census data collected in Portland, Oregon has shown, providing more options for commuters pays off.

Here’s the full breakdown:

Rank Place 1990 Census
Population % of Commuters Who % Households w/o a car
Bike Walk Use Public Transit Don’t Drive To Work
1 Albany city, New York 101082 0.43 13.88 15.40 29.71 26.66

Rank Place 2000 Census
Population % of Commuters Who % Households w/o a car
Bike Walk Use Public Transit Don’t Drive To Work
1 Albany city, New York 95658 0.36 11.09 13.45 24.90 27.64
Written by Ken Burford

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One response to “Did You Know? 28% of Albany Households Are Car-Free

  1. Pingback: Over 30% of San Francisco Households Now Car-Free – EcoLocalizer

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