Unique Survey Reveals Complexity of the 2015 Pittsburgh Commuter

The Make My Trip Count survey inquired whether people use car, bus, bike, light rail, walking or other modes of transportation to get to work. Key results are:

  • 34% of people reported that they use more than one mode of transportation per week.
  • More than 61 million commuter miles logged traveling into Downtown and Oakland.
  • Less than half of respondents drive to work alone.
  • A quarter take public transportation.
  • Nearly 10 percent bike, walk, or telecommute.
  • The majority of respondents were females between 25 and 34 years old.
  • Most respondents self-identified as working in education, healthcare, and finance.