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Reports on 2017 Mode Splits for MSAs and Counties

Every year the U.S. Census Bureau releases mode split information obtained through the American Community Survey. We have produced two documents for downloading that provide the mode split data at the county and the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) levels. The county-level document contains a series of tables, including estimates of total workers, and columns showing statistical significance by comparing 2013-2017 to

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2018 Employer Benchmarking Survey

The Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) Employer Council have partnered to develop and launch an employer survey to capture information about employer based commute programs. The information collected will build on the data that was collected from the last survey conducted in 2016. The analysis of the survey results is underway and should be

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2016 Employer Benchmarking Survey

The 2016 Employer Benchmarking Survey is designed to gain an understanding of how employers view employee commute programs, how these programs are conducted and managed, and how employers view the future of employee commute programs and their impacts on their respective organizations. Download the ACT-BWC Employer Benchmarking final report The 2016 Employer Benchmarking Survey was conducted using a voluntary online

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2015 Commuting Data for MSAs

On September 15, 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau released the American Community Survey statistics for 2015.  The data includes journey to work data for populations over 65,000.  Best Workplaces for Commuters has compiled this 2015 journey to work data (see modes below) for 234 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and compared these estimates to the 2014 estimates.  We also noted whether the mode estimates are statistically

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Commuting Behaviors in 2014

On September 17, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year estimates.  The ACS is the most relied-on annual source for up-to-date social, economic, and housing information, including journey to work data. Best Workplaces for Commuters (located at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida) used the data to

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