Palmdale, CA Commuting

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Palmdale, CA is a small city located in the northwest corner of Los Angeles County. The population of Palmdale, as of the 2017 census, is approximately 156,000 people. Although Palmdale is relatively small in size compared to other cities in the region, there are still a variety of transportation options available to residents and visitors.
Public transportation within Palmdale consists of several bus lines operated by Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA). The routes offer service to local attractions such as the Palmdale Playhouse and local shopping centers. Additionally, there are several intercity bus lines connecting Palmdale to other cities within Los Angeles County. Amtrak operates one train line that runs from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station with four stops in Palmdale along the way. Roys Airport shuttle offers door-to-door service from LAX Airport to any destination in Palmdale and nearby areas. For those wanting to drive themselves around town, car rentals are also available at various locations throughout the city.
Overall there are many convenient transportation options for getting around while visiting or living in Palmdale, CA.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Palmdale takes 42.7 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Palmdale get to work:
- 76.4% drive their own car alone
- 15.0% carpool with others
- 4.9% work from home
- 2.0% take mass transit
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Over 5 years ago

I've lived here for nine years and I haven't had any problems. The weather is hot during the summer we get real Summers during the winter it's cold and it's sometimes  More

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Over 5 years ago

I have lived here for many years and I wish I could move elsewhere. I have lived on both the east and west sides of this city. The west side is supposedly better and I  More

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Over 10 years ago

I live in West Palmdale, right by the mall and i just love it. The area is in need of more restaurants, preferably steak houses, a good old fashion Chinese restaurant  More

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