San Diego, CA 

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Commuting in San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA is a bustling city situated on the beautiful Pacific coast. With a variety of attractions to enjoy and explore, it's no wonder that San Diego is such a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Fortunately, this wonderful city has an extensive public transportation system that makes it easy to get around. There are many different options for getting around, including buses, trolleys, light rail trains, commuter trains, ferries, and even shuttles. Buses are usually the most common form of public transport in San Diego and are available throughout the city. Trolleys provide a convenient way to access places like Old Town San Diego State Historic Park while light rail trains operate along three lines with multiple stops throughout downtown. Commuter trains offer a fast connection to suburbs outside of San Diego while ferries provide service between Coronado Island and downtown San Diego. Finally, shuttle services can be found at the airport servicing nearby hotels and other destinations in the area. All these transportation options make getting around San Diego hassle free and affordable!

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in San Diego takes 24.0 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in San Diego get to work:
- 74.9% drive their own car alone
- 8.6% carpool with others
- 7.1% work from home
- 4.0% take mass transit

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    Reviews for San Diego    318 Reviews
    America's finest city? If not, pretty darn close. - 7/10/2022
    The only real knock again San Diego is the cost of living, but it is paradise compared to most cities of similar size. Those who complain about the traffic here or say... Read More

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    Beautiful Place, Too Crowded and Expensive. - 7/1/2022
    I have lived in San Diego since 1968 and I am now almost 62 years old. I love San Diego, I really do. But it has become so crowded and so expensive over the years. It... Read More

    Good but unlivable - 12/27/2021
    Visited San Diego a few times and loved everything about it. Everything I hate about LA is absent in San Diego. The traffic, the 60k homeless population, the... Read More

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