Riverside, California has an extensive public transportation system suitable for both commuters and tourists. The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) provides many bus routes throughout the city and county, including CommuterLink Express routes to Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. In addition to the bus service, RTA also offers Dial-A-Ride services for those with special needs. For those looking for an alternative to driving or public transit, bike share programs are available throughout the city as well as a network of bike trails in some of the most popular parks. For those who prefer to drive, several major highways connect Riverside to the surrounding cities and communities making it easy for residents to get around.
The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Riverside takes 30.4 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
How people in Riverside get to work:
- 74.7% drive their own car alone
- 14.1% carpool with others
- 4.1% work from home
- 2.4% take mass transit