1990 Cambridge Journey to Work

The following information is for the City of Cambridge.  Information about Cambridge Census Tracts is available here.

Persons Working in Cambridge - Mode of Travel to Work

ModeAll OriginsOrigins in CambridgeOrigins in Adjacent Communities1Origins Elsewhere
Drive Alone 51.2% 24.8% 45.2% 70.8%
Transit 20.8% 12.3% 34.0% 14.7%
Rideshare 10.6% 6.6% 10.8% 12.5%
Bike 2.0% 4.0% 2.7% 0.3%
Walk 13.2% 44.5% 6.5% 1.4%
Other 2.2% 7.8% 0.8% 0.3%

Persons Living in Cambridge - Mode of Travel to Work

ModeAll DestinationsDestinations in CambridgeDestinations in Adjacent Communities1Destinations Elsewhere
Drive Alone 35.3% 19.0% 34.5% 72.2%
Transit 24.9% 13.3% 50.0% 12.1%
Rideshare 5.2% 4.6% 5.2% 6.5%
Bike 3.9% 5.4% 3.2% 1.8%
Walk 24.3% 45.2% 6.1% 6.1%
Other 1.1% 1.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Work at Home 5.3% 11.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Footnote:

  1. Adjacent communities include Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Somerville, and Watertown.

Source: U. S. Census Bureau and Central Transportation Planning Staff, 1990 Census Transportation Planning Package.

For More Information

For more information on Central Transportation Planning Products, which is the source for Journey to Work data, see the CTPP data products pages on both the Federal Highway Administration web site or the AASHTO web site.

For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook, ccook@cambridgema.gov, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.