2006 - 2008 Cambridge Journey to Work

The following information is for the City of Cambridge.  Information about Cambridge Census Tracts from the 1990 and 2000 censuses is available here.

Persons Working in Cambridge - Mode of Travel to Work

ModeAll OriginsOrigins in CambridgeOrigins in Adjacent Communities1Origins Elsewhere
Drive Alone 46.4% 16.3% 36.5% 66.4%
Transit 25.4% 15.3% 41.9% 18.5%
Rideshare 8.6% 3.5% 7.8% 11.5%
Bike 3.4% 7.6% 4.5% 0.7%
Walk 12.4% 42.5% 8.7% 1.6%
Other 1.0% 0.8% 0.5% 1.3%
Work at Home 2.9% 6.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Persons Living in Cambridge - Mode of Travel to Work

ModeAll DestinationsDestinations in CambridgeDestinations in Adjacent Communities1Destinations Elsewhere
Drive Alone 30.5% 16.3% 29.1% 70.7%
Transit 29.5% 15.3% 55.2% 10.8%
Rideshare 4.7% 3.5% 5.6% 4.6%
Bike 5.8% 7.6% 5.0% 2.6%
Walk 22.5% 42.5% 5.0% 7.6%
Other 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 0.4%
Work at Home 6.2% 6.2% 0.0% 0.0%

Footnote:

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

Source: U. S. Census Bureau and Federal Highway Administration, Census Transportation Planning Package 2006 - 2008, American Community Survey 2006 - 2008, http://ctpp.transportation.org/Pages/3yrdas.aspx.

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 page on 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.